Chad vs. USA

The main differences between Chad and the United States.

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There are many differences between life in Chad and life in the United States. The biggest difference between these two cultures is with dating/marriage. Another major differences is with dress. The last major difference between Chad and the United States is with the language what they speak at Chad and the United States.

Language in Chad

They speak French,Arabic,and Fulani. Also nonindigenous nomads usually speak Fulani . Children often learn to speak several local tongues by age seven. Muslin children learn some Arabic in (Koranic) schools.
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Language in USA

We speak English. Some people speak Spanish. Children at the age of seven do not learn a new language. Children at the ages 13,14, or 15 learn how to speak a different language in school.
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Dating/Marriage in Chad

In Chad for there marriage young women marry in their teens, men are usually in their twenties. Often couples are consider married if they have a baby. Rural Muslim girls do not date. Muslim weddings can last up to four days!
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Dating/Marriage in USA

It's illegal for teens to get married to men at the age of twenties. Couples sometimes do consider there self married. Weddings in the USA do not have weddings that last up to four days.
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Family in Chad

A man can have many wives and children at the same time. Islam permits four wives. Men make decisions but women run the household. Muslim women, often cannot leave the house with there husband's permission.
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Family in USA

In the USA men usually are the bosses in the house. Women are aloud to leave the house without the men's permission. Also its illegal to have many wives at the same time in the USA. Also when women have free time they clean the house or the women is taking care of her baby.
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Dress in Chad

Women wore ankle-length wraparound cloth tucked in at the side. Married women wear an apron and short-sleeved shorts, pattered necklines, matching head wrap. Also they wear dress .
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Dress in USA

IN the USA married women don't have to wear different clothing. We dress causally like sweat pants , t-shirt etc. Also we dress fancy for special occasions like dress,suits etc.
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