United States of America
GROUP 6 M5/5
The United States of America (USA)
Population :317,632,000 (2013 estimate)
Capital city : Washington, D.C.
President : Barack Obama
Area : 9,826,675 km2
Canada and Mexico
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
Located on the Niagara River, which drains Lake Erie into Lake
Ontario, the combined falls form the highest flow rate of any waterfall
in the world, with a vertical drop of more than 165 feet (50 m).
Horseshoe Falls is the most powerful waterfall in North America, as
measured by vertical height and also by flow rate. The falls are located
17 miles (27 km) north-northwest of Buffalo, New York and 75 miles
(121 km) south-southeast of Toronto, between the twin cities of Niagara
Falls, Ontario, and Niagara Falls, New York.
The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km)
wide and attains a depth of over a mile (6,000 feet or 1,800 meters).
Nearly two billion years of Earth's geological history has been exposed
as the Colorado River and its tributaries cut their channels through
layer after layer of rock while the Colorado Plateau was uplifted.
Culture and Customs of American
Language : American English
Religion : Freedom
American food : Hamburger , hot dogs, potato
chips, macaroni and cheese and meat loaf.
Sports : football, baseball, basketball and hockey, among
Arts : artistic style and is identified with quilts and other
Music : including rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, country
and western, bluegrass, rock 'n' roll and hip hop.
North America Arctic blast arrives in the east
- A brutal blast of Arctic air has settled over eastern North
America, bringing dangerously low temperatures not seen in decades.About half
of the US population has been placed under a wind chill warning or cold weather
In Toronto, the temperature dropped to -24C (-11F) before dawn on
.Air , rail and road travel remain snarled by high, freezing wind, and
residents have been warned to stay indoors to avoid frostbite .
Cold air broke records in Chicago on Monday, where the temperature of 16F (-27C) was the lowest ever seen on that date .
It was one of more than 120 daily temperature records broken in cities
across the US since the beginning of 2014, many dating back decades.
John F. Kennedy
King of Pop
Birth name : Michael Joseph Jackson
Born : August 29, 1958 Gary, Indiana, U.S.
Died : June 25, 2009 (aged 50) Los
Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres : Pop, rock, soul, R&B, funk, disco, new jack
Years active : 1964–2009
John F. Kennedy
35 th President of the United States
Full name : John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Born : May 29, 1917 Brookline, Massachusetts
Died : November 22, 1963 (aged 46) Dallas, Texas
Parents : Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. Rose Elizabeth
Spouse : Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
Political party : Democratic
Trades & Economy
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
- Total $16.724 trillion (1st)
- Per capita $52,839 (9th)
Currency : United States dollar ($) (USD)