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Life and Customs in the US

There are many topics within American Life and Customs in the United States. Below are a few links and resources to get started.

Culture of the United States

Social Etiquette and Norms in the United States

Social norms are shared expectations about what kinds of behaviors are acceptable or not.  Social norms are not actual rules because you cannot get in legal trouble for breaking them, however, breaking social norms can make people uncomfortable or it can hurt the social lives of those who do it.

American History, Arts, and Culture

Workplace Etiquette

American Communication and Business

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