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  • NORTH AMERICA THE EEUU
  • FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 states of the United States of America and the 13 stripes represent the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain and became the first states in the Union.
  • • People from the EEUU are called American people. • The capital of EEUU is Washington DC. •Language. They speak English • Food. Americans often eat lunch at fast-food, just because of the limited time available for workers for lunch
  • • Animals. American beaver, brown bear, American moose, monarch butterfly, nine banded armadillo, ruby throated hummingbird, et…
  • Vegetation: There are pine trees, oaks, southern magnolia, pecan, red gum, black gum (tupelo) and a number of subtropical and tropical trees This is a typical colonial American house made of wood and stone.
  • • Family. The traditional American family consists of a mother, father, and somehow two and 1/2 children. Clothes. Typical American clothes vary from one state to another due to the cultural backgrounds. Typical outfit for women include fancy dress tops and jeans and for men include sweat shirts and jeans. The way of dressing in America is cultured by the Hollywood celebrities therefore it keeps on changing.
  • Greetings. A handshake is the typical American greeting • Sports. National sports are American football, baseball and basketball • Weather: The climate is humid continental in the northern areas (locations above 40 north latitude), to humid temperate in the central and Atlantic coast regions, to humid subtropical in the Gulf and south Atlantic regions. The southern tip of Florida is tropical. Much of the Rocky Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and the Cascade Range are alpine. The climate along the coast of California is Mediterranean, while the upper West coast areas in coastal Oregon and Washington are cool temperate oceanic. The state of Alaska—on the northwestern corner of the North American continent—is largely subarctic, with an oceanic climate in its southern edge and a polar climate in the north. The archipelago state of Hawaii, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, is tropical. Currency: United States dollar
  • • Jobs. Shop assistants, cashiers, waiters- waitresses, doctors, teachersetc… •Monuments and geography: St Marcos castle (Florida), Colorado Canyon (Colorado), Mt. St Helens, the liberty statue (New York), Oregon caves (Oregon)
  • • Famous people: Marilyn Monroe Actress Abraham Lincoln President Politician Mother Teresa Catholic missionary nun
  • Means of Transport. Plane, car, bus, tram, motorbike, bike, et c… •American Music. Among the country's most internationally- renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues, ragtime, jazz, barbershop, pop, experim ental, techno, and rock and roll
  • • Curiosities. The bald eagle is the National emblem in US Lots of American people ride motorbikes. (Yellowstone park)