U.S. Visitor Visa Interviews
If you're planning to travel to the United States this year, the State Department recommends planning ahead for any visas.
How Do Major Political Parties…
It's not unusual for the major political parties to split control of Congress or of Congress and the White House. In fact, voters like it!
Diversity at the World Cup
United States is known as a melting pot because of the diversity of cultures. And its soccer traditions are no different.
A Lot of History Happened…
On July 4, 1776, America's Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. Do you know about other events in U.S. history that fell on the Fourth?
4th of July: Honoring an…
Americans celebrate the Fourth of July to commemorate the nation's Independence Day. Learn more about the traditions of fireworks and live music here.
Americans Feel Strongly About Barbecue
Americans will fire up their barbecue grills for the Fourth of July. But what they eat depends on where they live. Learn how those regional styles formed.
What Memorial Day Means to…
Memorial Day is a day when Americans reflect on the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in military service.
How U.S. Copyright Law Frees…
Films, poems, songs and stories from 1926 are free for all to enjoy. Learn how U.S. copyright law protects creators and promotes creativity.
What Makes a National Historic…
Culturally and historically significant locations are eligible for federal funding as National Historic Landmark sites. Learn more about the designation.
How Black History Month Came…
What is now known as Black History Month was initiatedd in 1926 by Black historian Carter G. Woodson. Learn more about this observance.
Diversity is an Essential Component…
The United States champions diversity among members of its diplomatic corps to have a full representation of American life abroad.
How the U.S. Supports a…
The U.S. supports a free and open Indo-Pacific and works to improve prosperity, fight climate change and support democracy in the region.
The Indian Pilgrimage of Martin…
Only 12 years after Indians won their freedom with nonviolent protests, noncooperation and boycott, African Americans were using the same tactics to overturn unjust laws.
Benefits of U.S.-India Civilian Nuclear…
President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh concluded a landmark agreement on March 2, 2006, that would place India’s civilian nuclear program under international safeguards and enable full civilian nuclear cooperation with the United States.
Human Rights Practices
The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political and worker rights.
The Biden-Harris Administration is the…
A government that looks like America is a Biden administration priority—and data shows this is the most diverse government in America’s history.
Juneteenth: A Day to Celebrate…
Juneteenth every year commemorates contributions and resilience of the United States' Black Americans.
Strong people-to-people ties between the United States and India date back over 200 years, to the earliest days of the United States and well before India’s independence.
From rare cars to freedom rides, modular houses to microprocessors, the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation offers exhibits that showcase incredible examples of ingenuity and creativity.
Learn about the history, art, creativity and technology of American music at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
Celebrating Diverse Experiences
The New Americans Museum in San Diego presents and preserves the stories of diverse immigrant experiences.
Bringing the Past to Life
Living history museums offer an interactive way to learn about the past and bring history to life.
World of Words
The American Writers Museum celebrates writers and inspires people to engage in reading and writing through innovative and interactive exhibits.
Art of American Experience
Visit the Smithsonian American Art Museum and witness centuries of dreams, challenges and creativity in the United States.
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Kansas educates visitors about the historical and present value of agriculture in the United States.
Exploring Pop Culture
The Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle offers a glimpse of some of the biggest cultural icons and phenomena.
The Rights Museum
The National Civil Rights Museum in Tennessee presents key episodes of the American Civil Rights Movement and examines today’s global human rights issues.
How We Became Us
Experience the creation of a nation’s story at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
The USA’s Biggest Birthday Party
What's a holiday everyone can celebrate? In the U.S., one is Independence Day, celebrated each July 4th complete with food and fireworks.
Dining, American Style
Experience authentic American food with classic music and unique décor at The All American Diner in New Delhi.
Protecting the Parks
The National Park Service preserves hundreds of natural and historical wonders of the United States for generations to come.
Tales of Trees
Congaree National Park in South Carolina protects the largest intact expanse of old-growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the United States.
Mazes, Needles and an Island…
Canyonlands National Park in Utah offers some of the United States’ most stunning and varied natural sites.
Bay of Dreams
Visitors experience rich marine beauty and human history at Florida’s Biscayne National Park.
Guides to Nature
From Florida to Alaska, park rangers help visitors enjoy the amazing U.S. national parks.
The Melting Pot
American cuisine reflects the nation’s diversity and the influence of immigrant groups.
In the Footsteps of Dr.…
Honor history and equality with a trip to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site.