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“What do I know about the USA?”. Done by Alice Baranov, grade 6. Discovery of America. Christopher Columbus discovered North America. He discovered it in 1492 Christopher Columbus decided to sail to West India, as he was sure, that the planet was round. Christopher Columbus.

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What do i know about the usa

“What do I know about the USA?”

Done by Alice Baranov, grade 6


Discovery of america
Discovery of America

  • Christopher Columbus discovered North America.

  • He discovered it in 1492

  • Christopher Columbus decided to sail to West India, as he was sure, that the planet was round.

Christopher Columbus


The first settlements
The first settlements

Mayflower

  • The first English settlements appeared in North America in the 17th century. The first colony was called “New England”

On the 21st of September in 1620 a group of people left England for the New World. They sailed from the English port of Plymouth, on board the ship the “Mayflower”. They wanted to start a new life and to have no problems with the church.


The stars and stripes
The Stars and Stripes.

  • There are 50 stars and 13 stripes. There are 50 stars because USA has 50 states. There are 13 stripes because there were 13 colonies in 1773.


The bald eagle
The Bald Eagle.

  • It is said the eagle was used as a national emblem because, at one of the first battles of the Revolution (which occurred early in the morning) the noise of the struggle awoke the sleeping eagles on the heights and they flew from their nests and circled about over the heads of the fighting men, all the while giving vent to their raucous cries. "They are shrieking for Freedom," said the patriots.

  • The Eagle became the National emblem in 1782 when the great seal of the United States was adopted. The eagle represents freedom.


The usa now
The USA now.

  • The capital of USA is Washington D.C.

  • The most famous cities are: New York City, Loc-Angeles, Las-Vegas, San-Francisco, Chicago.

  • The first president was George Washington.


Links and literature
Links and literature

  • http://www.baldeagleinfo.com/eagle/eagle9.html


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