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The usa

  1. 1. The USA
  2. 2. 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 in the North America continent. • Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City • National language English • Total area 9,826,675 km2 • Population 310,758,000 inhabitants • Motto: In God We Trust • USA borders: Canada (N) Mexico (S)
  3. 3. Geography - mountains • In the east: the Appalachian Mountains • In the west: 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
  4. 4. Geography - waters • On the south – eastern Canadian border: • Niagara Falls • The 5 Greatest lakes – Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior • The longest river: Missouri • The most famous river: Mississippi
  5. 5. Geography – National parks • There are fifty-eight national parks and hundreds of other federally managed parks, forests, and wilderness areas. • The first National Park was Yellowstone (Wyoming) • Another famous Parks: Grand Canyon (colorado),Redwood (California), Cedar Breaks National Monument(Colorado), Kings Canyon Sequoia(California), Grand Canyon (Colorado)
  6. 6. Political system • The United States is the world's oldest surviving federation. • The first 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
  7. 7. the House of Representatives
  8. 8. Political system • American flag: 50 stars, 6 white and 7 red stripes • American anthem The Star-Spangled Banner was written in 1814
  9. 9. Economy • Industrial City: Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit • Economic City: New York, Washington D.C., L.A. • agricultural states: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona • Main products: cars, trucks, planes, weapons • Business: natural resources, minerals
  10. 10. Sport • The most famous sport in USA: • Nascar, NFL,NHL,NBA,MBL • National sport: Baseball, American football • The most visited sport: Nascar • Why? The Smallest stadium has capacity 90 000 viewers
  11. 11. Interestings • The most famous people: Micheal Jackson, Micheal Jordan, Bill Gates, Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise etc. • Writers: Ernest Hamingway, John Steinbeck, Arthur Miller, Jack Kerouac • famous companies: Coca- Cola, McDonald‘s, Microsoft, Google, Walt Disney,
  12. 12. National Holidays • Christmas: Santa Claus • Easter: Easter egg hunt • Thanksgiving Day: every 4th Thursday in November • Halloween: the last day of October • Next national Holidays: M.Luther King Day, President‘s Day, Memorial Day, Columbus day, Veteran‘s Day
  13. 13. The End By Kubiczech

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