• The United States of America is the world's
third largest country in size and nearly the
third largest in terms of population.
• Population: 300,000,000
Located in North America, the country is
bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and
to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Along the
northern border is Canada and the southern
border is Mexico. There are 50 states and the
District of Columbia.
The United States Flag
• The national flag of the United States of America consists of thirteen
equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with
white, with a blue rectangle in the canton bearing fifty small, white stars.
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.
The American Flag
• It is known with the following Nicknames:
• "Stars and Stripes“
• "Old Glory",
• "The Star-Spangled Banner".
The Bald Eagle
The bald eagle is the national bird and symbol of
the United States and is a protected species.
• Long ago people called Pilgrims left England and came to America for
freedom. The first winter was long & hard, many Pilgrims died. But the
next year, the Native Americans helped the Pilgrims learn to live in a new
land. To celebrate a good harvest, the Pilgrims & the Native Americans
shared a special feast of Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a holiday celebrated in the
United States on the fourth Thursday in November
• Labor Day, the first Monday in September.
• It is a holiday that honors the working people.
• Many Americans celebrate Halloween on October 31.
Celebrations include costume parties and trick-or-treating.
The White House
The White House is where the President of the United states lives and works. The
president spends many hours reading in his beautiful office called The Oval Office.
He must know what is happening in the United states and in other countries.
The Statue of Liberty
• The Statue of Liberty was a gift of friendship from the people of France to
the people of the United States. The Statue of Liberty became a symbol of
Hope and Freedom for those people who dreamed of becoming United