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":
... Natives of arctic North America (i.e ... In North America, cairns are often petroforms in the shapes of turtles or other animals ... pre-Columbian times throughout Latin America to mark trails ...
... 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 affect GTI sales ... final decision would be made in 2008 by Martin Winterkorn (Volkswagen's CEO), not Volkswagen of America ...
... 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. ...
... Mystic Shrine, as well as Shriners North America, changed its name to Shriners International, now covering nearly 200 temples (chapters) across North America, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia ...
... The Thirteen Colonies 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 ... political entities of the United States of America ... and formed a new nation, the United States of America ...
Famous quotes containing the word america:
“We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcæ, but Fashion. She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority. The head monkey at Paris puts on a travellers cap, and all the monkeys in America do the same.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Nature in America has always been suspect, on the defensive, cannibalized by progress. In America, every specimen becomes a relic.”
—Susan Sontag (b. 1933)
“To be a Negro is to participate in a culture of poverty and fear that goes far deeper than any law for or against discrimination.... After the racist statutes are all struck down, after legal equality has been achieved in the schools and in the courts, there remains the profound institutionalized and abiding wrong that white America has worked on the Negro for so long.”
—Michael Harrington (19281989)