Red stands for courage, white for purity and blue for justice. The flag is a symbol often used by citizens to boast their American pride.
The American Dream• Land of opportunity• Individual freedom of choice in life styles• Equal access to economic abundance• The pursuit of shared objectives mutually advantageous to the individual and society
United States of America The USA was found by the Europeans. The Continent of America was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492. Prior to that the Indians were the local inhabitantsChristopher Columbus
Flag• Stars = the 50 States• Stripes = the 13 colonies
About the country• Total area is 9,826,675 sq.km.• Water (%) is 6.76• Population in 2012 is estimate 314,440,000. Every eight seconds a new American is born, and every eleven seconds one death is registered. But every thirty seconds one migrant becomes an American.• GDP is• Currency is ($)dollars
Capital of USA Washington, D.C., which houses the U.S. CongressNewYork City is the largest city probably know as the heart of the AmericaThe Statue of LibertyPresent from FranceMade of copperMade in 1876It is a symbol of friendship. The White House at Pennsylvania in Washington, D.C., home and workplace of the U.S. president
Famous Places at USAThe Great Smoky Mountains Liberty Bell hangs in Philadelphia Ellis Island is an island on New York Harbor.
Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It shows the faces of four American Presidents : George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln. The Arch at St. Louis.Niagara Falls in the state of New York
American Lifestyle• A major percentage of all working Americans are women.• In many households where both the husband and wife work outside the home, men are expected to share household duties.• Men have also been playing an increasing role in raising their children.• With both parents working, the use of, and need for, day care facilities are increasing; this is especially true for single-parent families.• Among the growing proportion of the elderly population, many prefer to live in their own homes and maintain their independence
PersonalitiesAlexander Graham Bell Benjamin Franklin Thomas Edison
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Import goods auto consumer import partners goods food, feed and beverages 13% 0% non-fuel industrial 29% supplies13% 23% China aircraft and parts 27% Canada Mexico fuels Japan 18% 5% Germany production26% 27% machinery and 17% equipment other 2%
Export Partners goods Export industrial supplies Canada 8% 8% production10% 4% 41% machinery 30% Mexico 8% 7% non-auto consumer goods China motor vehicles11% Japan parts and 9% food, feed and 22% beverages Germany 12% aircraft and parts 30% other
US Imports from IndiaIndia’s exports to America amounted to $25.7 billion or 1.2% of overall US imports. – 1. Diamonds … $3.9 billion – 2. Cotton apparel … $3.7 billion – 3. Medicinal preparations … $2 billion – 4. Jewellery … $1.5 billion – 5. Oilfield equipment … $890.2 million – 6. Semi-finished iron, steel … $695 million – 7. Industrial organic chemicals … $671.2 million – 8. Tobacco, waxes and oils … $599.9 million – 9. Other industrial machinery … $597.5 million – 10. Floor coverings … $568.3 million
Indian Imports from U.S.Of the $10.1 billion in American exports to India in 2006, the following product categories had thehighest values.Civilian aircraft … US$1.4 billion (14.1% of India from U.S. imports, up 169.6% from 2005)Diamonds … $621.2 million (6.2%, up 33%)Chemical fertilizers … $608 million (6.0%, up 25.5%)Telecommunications equipment … $486 million (4.8%, up 4.9%)Organic chemicals … $410.4 million (4.1%, up 10.5%)Other petroleum products … $336.8 million (3.3%, up 55.7%)Computer accessories … $311 million (3.1%, up 19%)Jewellery … $285.5 million (2.8%, up 31.5%)Medicinal equipment … $259.4 million (2.6%, up 17.3%)Industrial machines … $251.1 million (2.5%, up 21.5%)
Languages of the United States• The most common language in the United States is English.• It is spoken as the mother tongue by about 80% of the population, while another 15% or so speak it as their second language.• Spanish is the second most spoken language. Speakers of Spanish are concentrated in the Southwest (Mexican and Central American Spanish) and major cities on the East Coast (mostly Caribbean Spanish)• Collectively, the Chinese languages are the third most spoken, and French is the fourth• Of course, many other languages are spoken as well by immigrants from virtually every country in the world.
Languages of the United States• English 80%• Spanish 12.3% 0% Percentage of language in USA• Chinese Languages 2.3% 1% 1% 2% 0% 2% 2%• French 0.5% English Spanish • Native American 12% Chinese Languages French Languages 0.9% Native American Languages Hawallian Language • Hawallian Language 0.2% Other European languages Indian Languages • Other European Other Languages languages 2.2% 80%• Indian Languages 1.6%• Other Languages 0.1%