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The american continent


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The american continent

  1. 1. A Week around the World
  2. 2. The Continents
  3. 3. The American Continent
  4. 4. GEOGRAPHY • 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.
  5. 5. The Cardinal Points
  6. 6. United States of America
  7. 7. North America
  8. 8. The capital of the United States Washington DC
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. The American Flag • It is known with the following Nicknames: • "Stars and Stripes“ • "Old Glory", • "The Star-Spangled Banner".
  11. 11. The Bald Eagle The bald eagle is the national bird and symbol of the United States and is a protected species.
  12. 12. The Symbol of USA • Freedom and Power
  13. 13. The Declaration of Independence • On July 4th, 1776, American leaders approved the Declaration of Independence. A new country called The United States of America was formed.
  14. 14. The 4th of July
  15. 15. Thanksgiving Day • 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.
  16. 16. Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November
  17. 17. Labor Day • Labor Day, the first Monday in September. • It is a holiday that honors the working people.
  18. 18. Halloween • Many Americans celebrate Halloween on October 31. Celebrations include costume parties and trick-or-treating.
  19. 19. Money • Pennies • Nickels • Dimes
  20. 20. 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.
  21. 21. Presidents of the USA
  22. 22. George Washington • He was the 1st president of the United states
  23. 23. Abraham Lincoln • The 16th president of the United States. • He believed that all people were important and that all americans should have equal chances.
  24. 24. Barack Obama • The 44th and the actual President of the United States
  25. 25. Monuments
  26. 26. More monuments
  27. 27. The Statue of Liberty
  28. 28. 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 States citizens.
  29. 29. Statue of Liberty / Empire State Building
  30. 30. Golden Gate
  31. 31. Rockefeller Center / Central Park
  32. 32. Brooklyn Bridge/Grand Central Station
  33. 33. Thank you very much for travelling with me. It is time to flight back to Spain