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    • UNITED STATES
    • USA is thethirdlargestcountry in the world
    • Washington D.C is thecapital
    • USA has borders with Canada in thenorth and Mexico in thesouth.
    • The climate is arctic in thenorth and tropical in thesouth.
    • The westcoastofthe USA facesthe Pacific Ocean and theeastcoastfacesthe Atlantic Ocean.
    • It is 4000 km from New York in theeast to Los Angeles in thewest.
    • Therearefour time zones in the USA.
    • Someoftheworld’slargestmountain ranges, largest lakes and longest rivers are in the USA.
    • Someofthe tallest and oldesttrees in the world growhere.
    • The weatherconditions in the USA can be extreme.
    • Thereareoftentornadoes in theMidwest.
    • Therearehurricanesalongthe Atlantic coast and in theGulfof Mexico.
    • In 2005 Hurricane Katrina caused a major flood in the city of New Orleans. Manypeople lost their lives and thousandsbecamehomeless.
    • The first Europeans in America weremostlywhite Protestants.
    • Graduallypeople from all parts ofthe world immigrated to the USA. Todaythe USA is a multiculturalsociety.
    • Many Americans have twoidentities. They have strong ties to thecountrythey or their familie arecoming from. Theyareknown as African Americans, Italian Americans, Norwegian Americans and so on.
    • The Native Americans were living in North America longbeforethe Europeans arrived. Nowtheyare just a smallminoritygroup.
    • The USA is a republic. Politicalpower is dividedbetween:
      The President
      The Congress
      The Supreme Court
    • The President is the head ofthestate.
    • A president is elected for fouryears and he can be re-elected for anotherfouryears.
    • The President is also head ofoneofthepoliticalparties in the USA: theRepublican Party and theDemocratic Party.
    • The Congress is dividedintothe House of Representatives and theSenate.
    • Congresscontrolsthemoneythe President need to carryout his policies.
      Congressalso makes thelawsofthe USA.
    • The Supreme Court decideswhatthelaws in America means.
    • Sometimestheyfindthat an old law is againsttheConstitution. Theycanchangethelaw and say it is no longer valid.