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    • The USA
    • Basic Information
      The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district.
      Columbia, a once popular name for the United States, was derived from Christopher Columbus; it appears in the name "District of Columbia".
      USA lays inthe North America continent.
      CapitalWashington, D.C.LargestcityNew York City
      NationallanguageEnglish
      Total area 9,826,675 km2 
      Population310,758,000 inhabitants
      Motto: In God We Trust
      USA borders: Canada (N) Mexico (S)
    • Geography - mountains
      In theeast: theAppalachianMountains
      In thewest: the Rocky Mountains (Colorado)
      Highest Mountain: McKinley 6194 m (Alaska), Whitney 4418 m (California)
      The bald eagle, national bird of the United States since 1782
    • Geography - waters
      On thesouth – easternCanadianborder:
      Niagara Falls
      The 5 Greatestlakes– Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior
      Thelongestriver: Missouri
      The most famousriver: Mississippi
    • Geography – National parks
      There are fifty-eight national parks and hundreds of other federally managed parks, forests, and wilderness areas.
      Thefirst National Park wasYellowstone(Wyoming)
      AnotherfamousParks: Grand Canyon(colorado),Redwood (California),CedarBreaksNational Monument(Colorado), KingsCanyonSequoia(California), Grand Canyon (Colorado)
    • Politicalsystem
      The United States is the world's oldest surviving federation.
      Thefirst president: G. Washington (Federalist)
      The last president: B. Obama (Democrat)
      In USA are two political parties: Democrats, Republicans
      The federal government is composed of three branches.
      Executive
      Legislative
      Judicial
    • the House of Representatives
    • Politicalsystem
      American flag: 50 stars, 6 whiteand 7 redstripes
      American anthem The Star-Spangled Banner
      waswritten in 1814
    • Economy
      Industrial City: Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit
      Economic City: New York, Washington D.C., L.A.
      agriculturalstates: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona
      Mainproducts: cars, trucks, planes, weapons
      Business: naturalresources, minerals
    • Sport
      The most famous sport in USA:
      Nascar, NFL,NHL,NBA,MBL
      National sport: Baseball, Americanfootball
      The most visited sport: Nascar
      Why? TheSmallest stadium has capacity
      90 000 viewers
    • Interestings
      The most famouspeople: Micheal Jackson, MichealJordan, Bill Gates, Brad Pitt, Tom Cruiseetc.
      Writers: Ernest Hamingway, John Steinbeck, Arthur Miller, Jack Kerouac
      famouscompanies: Coca- Cola, McDonald‘s, Microsoft, Google, WaltDisney,
    • National Holidays
      Christmas: SantaClaus
      Easter: Easteregghunt
      ThanksgivingDay: every 4th Thursday in November
      Halloween: the last dayofOctober
      Next national Holidays: M.LutherKing Day, President‘s Day, MemorialDay, Columbusday, Veteran‘s Day
    • The End
      By Kubiczech