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Definition of the adjective Mainstream American

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  1. Of or pertaining to mainstream America.
  2. ordinary American people who are not ethnically or culturally marginalized
  3. ordinary American ideas and values, especially political and/or religious ideas and values which are not extreme

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Google previewThe Greenwood Dictionary of Education (2003)

by John William Collins

Typically a mainstream American is a white Anglo- Saxon Protestant and has middle or higher social-class status. (jqa, npo) Mainstream English Language Training (MELT) A project designed to provide consistency among English- language ...

Google previewAmerican Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change by James Ciment, John Radzilowski

The fifth function of the immigrant media is to help immigrant groups adjust to mainstream American culture. The immigrant press helps ethnic groups learn about American culture by exposing them to issues and customs of the mainstream in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Journalism (2007)

by Stephen L. Vaughn

Ethnic media played an important role in bringing different groups into mainstream American life. Local news—politics, sports, traffic—was important, and ethnic websites addressed local issues. A goal of all ethnic media was to enable people ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Music (2010)

by Emmett G. Price, III, Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille

While disco was initially music for disenfranchised groups in clubs well outside mainstream American popular culture, 1977 saw a radical change in the reception and experience of the music. Three things happened in that year that turned ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater (2011)

1930-2010 by James Fisher

the mainstream American culture. The term, which was coined by writer Jaime Carrero, came into common usage in the 1960s during a period of significant artistic activity in New York's Puerto Rican community due to increased educational ...

Google previewImperialism and Expansionism in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection [4 volumes] (2015)

A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Chris J. Magoc

It constituted not only a myth but also a metaphor, both of which originated in mainstream American society and served its interests by legitimating and furthering its domination over Native peoples. As a myth, or sacred narrative believed to be ...

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