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Americanization

(Encyclopedia) Americanization, term used to describe the movement during the first quarter of the 20th cent. whereby the immigrant in the United States was induced to assimilate American speech, ideals, trad...

American

(Encyclopedia) American, river, 30 mi (48 km) long, rising in N central Calif. in the Sierra Nevada and flowing SW into the Sacramento River at Sacramento. The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill (see Sut...

Native Americans

(Encyclopedia) Native Americans: see Americas, antiquity and prehistory of the ; Natives, Middle American ; Natives, North American ; Natives, South American . ...

American Indians

(Encyclopedia) American Indians: see Americas, antiquity and prehistory of the ; Natives, Middle American ; Natives, North American ; Natives, South American . ...

American party

(Encyclopedia) American party: see Know-Nothing movement .

American Legion

(Encyclopedia) American Legion, national association of male and female war veterans, founded (1919) in Paris. Membership is open to veterans of World Wars I and II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The p...

American University

(Encyclopedia) American University, at Washington, D.C.; United Methodist; founded by Bishop J. F. Hurst, chartered 1893, opened in 1914. It was at first a graduate school; an undergraduate college was opened...

American Samoa Overview

(Encyclopedia) American Samoa, officially Territory of American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States (2015 est. pop. 56,000), comprising the eastern half of the Samoa island chain in th...

American foxhound

(Encyclopedia) American foxhound, breed of sturdy, medium-sized hound developed in America over 300 years ago. It stands about 23 in. (58 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs between 60 and 70 lb (27–...

American art

(Encyclopedia) American art, the art of the North American colonies and of the United States. There are separate articles on American architecture , North American Native art , pre-Columbian ...