The culture of Philadelphia goes back to 1682 when Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn.Originally inhabited by the Lenape, Philadelphia was envisioned as a place where people could live without fear of persecution because of their religion.As a result, many Quakers, Mennonites, and others came to find refuge within the city.As Philadelphia grew into a major political and.
For all African American’s the civil rights movement was the greatest change in their culture. Between the 1960’s and the 1970’s hip hop was born because it was the way for people to express what they were feeling since talking about what was going on was not a real option because nobody wants to talk about the negative accounts only the positive.
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The Display and Interpretation of Native American Material Culture in North American Museums By Laura Browarny Advised by Dr. Charlotte Nichols, Ph.D Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of: Master of Arts in Museum Professions Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ August 2010.
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American Artifacts by Jules Prown (Editor); Kenneth Haltman (Editor) When defining culture, one must indeed take into account even the minutest of details. What of a lighter, for example, or a telephone? The essays in this new collection examine just that. The contributors pose not only a historical, pragmatic use for the items, but also delve into more imaginative aspects of what defines us.
Examples of cultural artifacts include almost anything - from pots and books, to religious items, clothing, and tools or gadgets. A cultural artifact is any artifact or item that sheds light on the way a particular society lived, thought or otherwise expressed itself.
A list of 10 historical artifacts that helped shape America, drawn from the collection of the Smithsonian Institution and it's museums.