The United States of America ( Estados Unidos da America)

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The United States of America ( Estados Unidos da America)

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The United States of America ( Estados Unidos da America)

  1. 1. CONTENTS • • • • • • • • • INTRODUCTION FAST FACTS CAPITAL BIGGEST CITY / STATE CULTURAL ASPECTS (GASTRONOMY, CINEMA, SPORTS) US STATES CURIOSITIES BIBLIOGRAPHY CONCLUSION
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION • WITH THIS PRESENTATION WE WANT TO SHOW YOU A LITTLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SO YOU CAN UNDERSTAND A LITTLE ABOUT THIS BIG COUNTRY!
  3. 3. FAST FACTS • POPULATION: ABOUT 314 MILLION HABITANTS (2012 ESTIMATED) • CAPITAL: WASHINGTON D.C (DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA) • PRINCIPALS LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, SPANISH • AREA: ABOUT 10 MILLION KM
  4. 4. BIGGEST CITY – NEW YORK CITY • POPULATION: ABOUT 19 MILLION HABITANTS • MONUMENTS: EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, CHRYSLER BUILDING, ROCKEFELLER CENTER, CENTRAL PARK, WORLD TRADE CENTER.
  5. 5. WASHINGTON D.C- THE CAPITAL WASHINGTON D.C IT’S THE CAPITAL OF THE USA. THE STATES OF MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA EACH DONATED LAND TO FORM THE FEDERAL DISTRICT. IT HOLDS ABOUT 6OO,OOO HABITANTS (2012 ESTIMATED). WASHINGTON IS THE CENTER OF ALL THREE BRANCHES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES A, INCLUDING THE CONGRESS, THE WHITE HOUSE( THE PRESIDENT), AND SUPREME COURT. WASHINGTON IS HOME TO MANY NATIONAL MONUMENTS AND MUSEUMS.
  6. 6. US STATES Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho
  7. 7. US STATES- CONTINUATION Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississipi
  8. 8. US STATES- CONTINUATION Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma
  9. 9. US STATES- CONTINUATION Oregon (front) Oregon (back) Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington
  10. 10. US STATE- CONCLUSION West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming
  11. 11. GASTRONOMY
  12. 12. SPORTS: BASEBALL • THE MOST POPULAR SPORTS IN THE USA ARE THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL AND BASEBALL. • BASEBALL IS CALLED THE AMERICAN'S FAVORITE PASTIME AND AMERICAN FOOTBALL IS CURRENTLY CALLED THE FAVORITE SPORT OF THE AMERICANS. • THE NEW YORK YANKEES AND THE BOSTON RED SOCKS ARE PROBABLY THE MOST KNOWN TEAMS OF BASEBALL IN THE WORLD, AND ALSO THE ONES THAT HAVE MORE MLB CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES
  13. 13. SPORTS: AMERICAN FOOTBALL • AMERICAN FOOTBALL ISN´T A VERY KNOWN SPORT AROUND THE WORLD BUT IN THE USA IT´S THE ONE THAT ATTRACTS MORE CROWDS. • IT´S A VIOLENT SPORT AND IT´S ALSO KNOWN FOR BEING PLAYED ON SUNDAY. IF YOU ASK AN AMERICAN WHAT HE DOES ON SUNDAY HE WILL PROBABLY TELL YOU THAT HE IS GOING TO WATCH AN AMERICAN FOOTBALL GAME. • THE MOST KNOWN TEAMS AROUND THE WORLD ARE THE NEW YORK GIANTS AND THE OAKLAND RAIDERS.
  14. 14. SPORTS: BASKETBALL • BASKETBALL IS ALSO A VERY ATTRACTIVE SPORT WITH 26 MILLION PEOPLE PLAYING IT JUST IN THE USA. • IT´S PROBABLY THE MOST KNOWN SPORT AROUND THE WORLD AND HAS VERY KNOWN TEAMS LIKE THE LA LAKERS, BOSTON CELTICS, CHICAGO BULLS AND THE MIAMI HEAT. • EVERY YEAR THE NBA FINALS ATTRACT MILLIONS OF PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD TO SEE THE NEXT NBA CHAMPION AS WELL AS THE MVP.
  15. 15. SPORTS
  16. 16. CINEMA • MAJOR STUDIOS: UNIVERSAL PICTURES, PARAMOUNT, FOX, WARNER BROTHERS, LIONS GATE,… • THE UNITED STATES IS THE COUNTRY THAT PRODUCES MORE MOVIES IN A YEAR • HOLLYWOOD IS THE SECOND CINEMATOGRAPHIC INDUSTRY IN THE WORLD • THE OSCARS, WHICH ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT AWARDS RELATED TO CINEMA IN THE WORLD.
  17. 17. CURIOSITIES • THE UNITED STATES IS THE LARGEST CONSUMER OF COFFEE IN THE WORLD. • IT’S THE COUNTRY WHICH HAS MORE CASES OF OBESITY. • IT HAS SIX TIME ZONES: CENTRAL TIME, EASTERN TIME, PACIFIC TIME, MOUNTAIN TIME, HAWAIIAN TIME, ALASKA TIME). • THERE ARE 50 STATES AND 5 ISLANDS WHICH ARE INHABITED.
  18. 18. CONCLUSION • WITH THIS WORK I HOPE YOU’VE LEARNED AS MUCH AS US ABOUT THIS BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA..
  19. 19. BIBLIOGRAPHY • WWW.WIKIPEDIA.ORG • WWW.GOOGLE.COM/IMGHP?HL=PT-PT • WWW.SUAPESQUISA.COM/PAISES/EUA/CURIOSIDADES.HTM • HTTP://PT.SHVOONG.COM/SOCIETY-AND-NEWS/CULTURE/2156474-15-CURIOSIDADES-DOS-ESTADOSUNIDOS/
  20. 20. THE END • THIS PRESENTATION WAS MADE BY: • BARBARA PINTO Nº5 • CRISTIANA RIBEIRO Nº8 • JOÃO FERNANDES Nº17

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