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An easy presentation about United States of America. It comes from Note-book.

Teacher in practice Sergio Martínez Segura.

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USA

  1. 1. United States of America Learn something about this country
  2. 2. + + Where are the United States of America
  3. 3. This country is in North America and it has a total area bigger than 9 million km 2 It has a total population more than 300 million of people!!!
  4. 4. The American flag The American flag is called "the Stars and Stripes". It has got fifty stars, each one for each state, six white strapes and seven red strapes. Every morning, american schoolchildren say in front of the American flag. "The Plegde of Allegiance"
  5. 5. "The Plegde of Allegiance" That pledge means that we promise to be loyal to the flag and to the United States of America. "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all"
  6. 6. Famous places and buildings of the U.S.A. Let's start the tour!!
  7. 7. The White House The Washington Monument
  8. 8. Statue of Liberty "Liberty Enlightening the World" Is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone. It has sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Mount Rushmore
  9. 9. Times Square Is a major commercial intersection in the borough of Manhattan in New York City Las Vegas is a famous city known for their enormous casinos (it has more than 15 casinos). The recently film "The Hangover" (in spanish "Resacón en Las Vegas") made it more famous even. Las Vegas
  10. 10. Famous sports in the USA Take a look of them!!
  11. 11. The teams play in the Mayor League Baseball which was founded in 1896. The must be 9 players for each team to play a match. There are 30 team in the MLS. For playing baseball we need three important things: -A bat -A small leather ball -A hat or a helmet BASEBALL
  12. 12. It's probably the most famous sport in the USA. There's a lot of basketball courts in every city of the USA and people wearing a shirt of some basketball team as for example Los Angeles Lakers or Chicago Bulls. There are some famous basketball players as: Kobe Bryant LeBron James BASKETBALL
  13. 13. AMERICAN FOOTBALL It is a sport played between two teams of eleven with the objective of scoring points by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone. It's different from rugby because players wear a helmet and different protections in the rest of the body. The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional American football in the United States
  14. 14. Animals in the USA
  15. 15. Praire dogs live on the grasslands or prairies, They bark like dogs and they look like squirrels. They mainly eat eat plants but they also eat some insects PRAIRIE DOGS The grizzly bear is also called the brown bear. Grizzlies live in the mountains and in some coastal areas. They eat platns and animals. The like fish very much. GRIZZLY BEARS Alligators are reptiles. They live in rivers and lakes. Alligators live for about fifty years. An adult alligator can weigh between 360 and 450 kilos and is about 4 meters long.The name "alligator comes from the Spanish word "lagarto", which Spanish explorers called them ALLIGATORS
  16. 16. Racoons live in forests. They are nocturnal animals. Their fur is greyish but the faces have black and white masks. In spring and early summer, they eat insects, worms and other animals. In late summerand in the autumn, they like eating fruit and nuts. RACOONS Americans sometimes call it "buffalo". It has a long dark brown winter coat and a lighter brown summer coat. It mainly eat grass. The bison is the largest mammal in the USA. Bison are about 2 meters tall and 4 meters long. Their horns can grow to about 20 cm. It is the official mammal of the states of Kansas, Wyoming and Oklahoma. BISON or "BUFFALO" Bald eagles live near the sea, lakes or rivers because their main diet is fish. They also eat birds and mammals. Bald eagles are large birds, with brown feathers and a white head and tail BALD EAGLES
  17. 17. Typical American food
  18. 18. Is a food paste made primarily from ground dry roasted peanuts. It is mainly used as a sandwich spread, sometimes in combination as in the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day in the United States. PEANUT BUTTER Marshmallows are a kind of sweet made by sugar, syrup, and water. A popular camping tradition is the roasting or toasting of marshmallows over a campfire or other open flame. A marshmallow is placed on the end of a stick and held carefully over the fire. MARSHMALLOWS
  19. 19. Thank you for your attention!!!

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