America usually refers to either:
- The Americas, a landmass comprising North and South America
- The United States of America, a country in North America
America may also refer to:
Other articles related to "america":
... were some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America founded between 1607 (Virginia) and 1733 (Georgia) by a variety of interests from ... known as the founding political entities of the United States of America ... independence and formed a new nation, the United States of America ...
... Natives of arctic North America (i.e ... In North America, cairns are often petroforms in the shapes of turtles or other animals ... Cairns have been used since pre-Columbian times throughout Latin America to mark trails ...
... He was also reputed to have encountered the Jersey Devil while hunting there ... Reputedly some Mexican revolutionaries offered to crown him Emperor of Mexico in 1820 but he refused. ...
... In April 2007, Volkswagen America vice president Adrian Hallmark claimed that Volkswagen preferred not to bring the Scirocco to North America since it could negatively ... final decision would be made in 2008 by Martin Winterkorn (Volkswagen's CEO), not Volkswagen of America ...
... Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, as well as Shriners North America, changed its name to Shriners International, now covering nearly 200 ...
Famous quotes containing the word america:
“Our affluent society contains those of talent and insight who are driven to prefer poverty, to choose it, rather than to submit to the desolation of an empty abundance. It is a strange part of the other America that one finds in the intellectual slums.”
—Michael Harrington (19281989)
“What passes for identity in America is a series of myths about ones heroic ancestors. Its astounding to me, for example, that so many people really seem to believe that the country was founded by a band of heroes who wanted to be free. That happens not to be true. What happened was that some people left Europe because they couldnt stay there any longer and had to go someplace else to make it. They were hungry, they were poor, they were convicts.”
—James Baldwin (19241987)
“My dream is that as the years go by and the world knows more and more of America, it ... will turn to America for those moral inspirations that lie at the basis of all freedom ... that America will come into the full light of the day when all shall know that she puts human rights above all other rights, and that her flag is the flag not only of America but of humanity.”
—Woodrow Wilson (18561924)