Spanish Culture Vs American Culture Essay

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The cultures of Spain are European cultures based on a variety of historical influences, primarily based on pre-Roman Celtic and Iberian culture, and it is also just like American culture in this essay i will explain the differences and the similarities in the two and maybe you will get an understanding and see how they are alike and how they are different.

Spain has a national official language Spanish, while the United States does not have any official language even though the most spoken language is English. As a matter of fact, there is over 10% of Spanish speaking population in the American territory and 25% of non-native English speaking population in the United States.This means understanding each other can sometimes become a cultural problem, depending on the state or region where we are in each country. Differences between
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Americans buy enormous bottles of shampoo, for example while those sizes do not even exist in Europe. At the same time, housing is not also the same. Houses are smaller in Spain because they are more expensive. In big cities the majority of people live in apartments while in houses in the U.S. This is a notable difference.
The cultural disparities, such as food, music or art are different, but like between any other country in the world. Clothing is “owned” by multinational companies like Zara, Gap or luxury companies in both countries so this is not a shocking difference.

Even though there are many differences and similarities between living in Spain and the US and clichés from both countries, living in the U.S has been great i love it down here maybe because it's all i know but also i think it would be awesome to visit spain just to meet different people and hear the way they speak and adapt to their lifestyles and just not do research on the differences, but to actually live them for
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