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ABSOLVENTSKÁ PRÁCE. Iveta Šíchová – 9.C. Vedoucí učitel: Petra Šťastná . U n i t e d s t a t e s o f a m e r i c a. - situated among the Artic, the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean. - borders with Canada and Mexico.

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ABSOLVENTSKÁ PRÁCE

Iveta Šíchová – 9.C

Vedoucí učitel: Petra Šťastná


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Unitedstatesofamerica

- situated among the Artic, the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean

- borders with Canada and Mexico

- consists of 3 separate regions – continental part, Alaska, The Hawaiian Islands

- is a federation which consists of 50 states


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Unitedstatesofamerica

- first discoverer of America was Christopher Columbus

- in 1492 reached several Caribbean islands

- the original inhabitants were natives – Indians

- the name America became know thanks Amerigo Vespucci


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Unitedstatesofamerica

- The USA has many rivers and lakes


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Unitedstatesofamerica

- The U.S. has many natural wonders

Death valley

Grand canyon

Niagara falls

Monument valley

Crater lake


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Unitedstatesofamerica

National Park

everglades

Rocky mountain

Sequoia

zion

yellowstone

yosemite


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Unitedstatesofamerica

Most importantcities


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Washington D.C.

- isthecapitaloftheUnitedStatesofAmerica

- lies between the two states Maryland andVirginia

- D.C. wasnamedafterthefirstAmerican President, George Washington

- Theabbreviation ‘D.C.’ standsfor ‘Districtof Columbia’


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Washington´s sights

- theCapitolBuilding

- isthe meeting placeoftheUnitedStatesCongress, thelegislatureofthefederalgovernmentoftheUnitedStates

- theWhite House

- istheofficial residence andprincipalworkplaceofthe President oftheUnitedStates

- the Pentagon

- the Washington Monument

- dedicated to thememoryofthe 1st American President

- (the Department ofDefence),largest office building in the Word, symbol ofthe U.S. military


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Washington´s sights

- the Lincoln Memorial

- built in honourofthe 16th President

- insideisthewhitemarble statue of Abraham Lincoln sitting in a chair

- the Thomas JeffersonMemorial

- isdedicated to Thomas Jefferson, anAmericanFoundingFatherandthethird President oftheUnitedStates

- soldierswhowerekilledormissing in the Vietnam War

- NationalMuseumsof

- Vietnam VeteransMemorial

NaturalHistory, AfricanArt, AmericanHistory, American Indian, Hirshhorn Museum andSculptureGardenandNationalAirandSpace Museum


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New york city

- the most populous city ofthe USA

- consistsoffiveboroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, andStaten Island

- The city hosts many worldrenownedbridges, skyscrapers, andparks

- The New York City Subwayisthelargest rapid transit system in theworld

- sometimesitiscalled „TheBig Apple“


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New york city

the Statue of Liberty

- designed by FrédéricBartholdi

- is a colossalneoclassicalsculpture on Liberty Island

- the statue has becomeaniconoffreedomandoftheUnitedStates

Empire StateBuilding

- istallestbuilding in New York City

- itsnameisderivedfromthenicknamefor New York, the Empire State

- the most famouspopularculturerepresentationofthebuildingis film King Kong


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New york city

- isoneoftheoldestsuspensionbridges in theUnitedStates

- connectsthe New York City boroughsof Manhattan and Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge

- is a public park in the center of Manhattan

- has been a NationalHistoricLandmarksince 1963

Central park

- is a major commercialintersection in theboroughof Manhattan

- atthejunctionof Broadway andSeventh Avenue

Times Square


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florida


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Orlando

KennedySpace Center


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AmericanPresidents

- the head of state and head of government of the United States

- commander in Chief of U.S. armed forces

- indirectly elected for four-year term by an Electoral College

- no one shall be elected to the office of President more than twice


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AmericanPresidents

- George Washington – first American president

- was American soldier and politician

- the Electoral College elected Washington unanimously as president in 1789 and again in 1792 election

- John Fitzgerald Kennedy - often referred to by his initials JFK

- was the 35th President of the United States

- serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963

JFK, his wife Jackie, and the Connallys in the presidential limousine seconds before the assassination


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AmericanPresidents

- Barack Obama is the 44th and current President of the U. S.

- he is the first African American to hold the office

- Barack Obama with his wife Michelle

- was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureáte

- Obama declared his intention to seek re-election in the 2012 presidential election


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Mount Rushmore

NationalMemorialis a sculpturecarvedintothe granite faceof Mount Rushmore

features 60-foot (18 m) sculpturesoftheheadsofformerUnitedStatespresidents


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AmericanSymbols

Thenationalflag

- blue rectangle in the canton bearing fifty small, white, five-pointed stars

- consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red alternating with white

- 13 stripes represent the original thirteen colonies

- fifty stars on the flag represent the 50 states

- Nicknames for the flag include the "Stars and Stripes", "Old Glory,"and "The Star-Spangled Banner"

- National Bald Eagle Symbol of USA


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AmericanSymbols

TheGreatSealoftheUnitedStates

- is used to authenticate certain documents issued by the U. S. federal government

- the main character in the face of the seal is a symbol of National Bald Eagle

- the Great Seal was first used publicly in 1782

obverse of the Seal

reverse of the Seal

"The Star-Spangled Banner"

- is the national anthem of the United States of America

- written in 1814 by the 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet, Francis Scott Key

- was made the national anthem by a congressional resolution on March 3, 1931


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TheUnitedStates dollar

- is the official currency of the United States of America

Dollar sign

- divided into 100 cents

- the U.S. dollar is the currency most used in international transactions

- is one of the world's reserve currencies

Dollar sign

- several countries use it as their official currency


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