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The United States of America.

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• Geographical location: …of the North
American continent
• Capital:
• Area:
… square kilometres.
• Population:
• First settlers: …from …
• Big towns: …Los Angeles, San Francisco,
• Industries: … gas, wood and paper products,
wool, textile, iron, steel.
• Head of State
… …
• Parks: …
• Animals: …
• National emblems: …
In 1620 the Pilgrim Fathers, a band of Puritans in
England who sought freedom of worship, set forth
for America in the sailing-ship Mayflower.
Three months after leaving Plymouth Harbour, they
reached the shores of what is now called new
England, and Founded the America township of
Plymouth. Although they often had difficult times
with the native Red Indian tribes, the colony soon
prospered and more and more settlers joined them.
The Indians used a new kind of grain, which the
settlers called "Indian corn" (now termed maize) and
they ate strange birds called turkeys. On the fourth
Thursday of November the Americans celebrate
Thanksgiving Day with a feast of turkey and Indian
The USA is situated in the central part of the North
American continent.
Its western coast is washed by the Pacific Ocean
and its eastern coast- by the Atlantic Ocean.
At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km²)
and with more than 300 million people, the
United States is the third or fourth largest
country by total area, and third largest by land
area and by population.
Flag of the USA and
the Great Seal
The national banner of the United States of
America, commonly known as "The Starts
and Stripes" or "Old Glory", is a flag bearing
50 stars and 13 stripes. Each star
represents a present-day state and each
stripe stands for one of the original colonies.
The national anthem is the "Star Spangled
Banner" and the national emblems are the
eagle and the buffalo. The national sport
may be said to be baseball.
In God We Trust. (на Бога уповаем)
Дата Независимости ( от Великобритании)-
4 июля 1776 год.
1 января
Новый год
New Years Day
3- й понедельник
День Мартина Лютера
Martin Luther King,
Jr. Day
3-й понедельник
Президентский день
Presidents' Day
понедельник мая
День памяти павших
Memorial Day
4 июля
День независимости
Independence Day
1-й понедельник
День труда
Labor Day
2-й понедельник
День Колумба
Columbus Day
11 ноября
День ветеранов
Veterans Day
4-й четверг ноября
День благодарения
Thanksgiving Day
25 декабря
День рождения Дж.
День открытия
The National Parks :
Grand Canyon, Yellowstone
Grand Canyon
The Niagara Falls
The capital of the USA is Washington,
in the District of Columbia( D.C.). The
US Congress has its seat in the Capitol,
and the White House is the residence
of the President.
The Capitol
The Senate Wing of the US Capitol
The Washington Monument in the
In American cities, men have built huge
buildings (skyscrapers) some as many as fifty
flats high.
New York is the largest city and port
The Statue of Liberty
The famous Statue of Liberty in New York
harbour was a gift from France.
There are a lot of other
large cities in the USA
San Francisco, on the Pacific Coast, is
a big port and ship- building centre
Of great interest are its nine bridges over the
Golden Gate Channel between the Pacific Ocean
and San Francisco Bay.
Los Angeles, in California, is an important centre
of modern industries. Not far from it is
Hollywood, the world- known centre of the US
film Business.
World Bank
Atlanta International Airport
Walt Disney World
The USA is a federal republic consisting of fifty
states, each of which has its own government. The
president, elected for four years, is head of the
state and the government, he names the ministers.
Congress consists of two houses, the House of
Representatives and the Senate.
The sixty-feet
high busts of
on the
granite cliffs of
Mount Rushmore,
in South Dakota,
are the work of
Gutzon Borglum
After his death his
son Lincoln and his
friends finished this
The 43th President of the USA:
George Bush
Barack Obama
The 44th President of the United
Barack Hussein Obama II
(pronounced /bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn
oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4,
1961) is the 44th and current
President of the United States.
He is the first African
American to hold the office.
Obama was the junior United
States Senator from Illinois
from January 2005 until
November 2008, when he
resigned following his
election to the presidency.
1.Where is the USA situated?
2. What is its population?
3. What is the capital of the country?
4.What are the largest cities in the USA?
5. What is the role of Washington in the life of the country?
6. What places of interest are situated in Washington?
7. What are the best known sights in New York?
8. What are the most famous parks in the USA?
9. Who is the head of the country?
10. Where does the president live?
11. Washington is a big cultural centre, isn't?
12. Why is The Washington Monument so interesting for tourists?
13. What is the financial centre of the USA?
14. What are the main political parties in the USA?
15. What famous places would you like to visit in the USA?
16. What are the symbols of the USA?
17. What is the Capitol?
• Карпова Т.А. Репетитор по английскому
языку для поступающих в вузы. Ростов
и/Д: изд-во «Феникс», 2004.
• Энциклопедия Википедия
Official Barack Obama
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