Подготовили учителя английского языка ГБОУ Гимназии № 1516, Мурашева Е.С., Аристова Е.В. America is the name of the country – The United States of America The USA The USA Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. He was a seaman and made many sea voyages. The capital of America is Washington, D.C. America has many symbols. The flag is called “Stars and Stripes”. There are 50 states in the USA. There are 50 stars on the American flag. There are 13 stripes: one stripe for each of the first 13 colonies. The Statue of Liberty France gave the Statue to America as a symbol of friendship. The eagle became the official national symbol. It has an olive branch (a symbol of peace) and arrows (a symbol of strength). The hymn is called “The StarSpangled Banner” What’s the name of this man? Christopher Columbus What’s this? The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress. What do you know about the American flag? It’s called “Stars and Stripes”. There are 50 stars: one star for each state. There are 13 stripes: one stripe for the first thirteen colonies. What’s this? The Statue of Liberty What bird is the official symbol of the country? It is the eagle. You can see the eagle on the back of a dollar bill.