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1. Clinton is the f_____ president of the USA.
2. He tried to save his son from
drowning, but in v___.
3. The city was destroyed and there
was no money for r____________.
5. The failure caused his d________.
6. Parents often make s_______ for their children.
7. We got up before d____. It’s still dark outside.
The United States of
In North America
New York City
9,429,091 sq km
Do you know the following cities?
The Great Lakes
Tick the things which are mentioned in the passage.
( ) Segregation & Civil Rights Movement
( ) Geography & climate
() Society & economy
( ) Hardships & sufferings of the South
() Sports & culture
( ) Custom & films
Read the passage and try to find out how many parts we can divide it into:
Parts Paragraphs Main ideas
the troubled past in the South
Part 1 Para.1
Part 2 Para.2--5
hope and success of the South
a new beginning of the South
Part 3 Para.6
1.Why does the author say that “ But the
story of the South is also one of hope and
Because there are signs that a new, different
South is coming out of its dark past.
It was ending segregation.
The South is known for its hospitality./
Modern Atlanta is a booming business centre
and the home of some largest and most
Read Para.1 and match each event with the time and find out what hardships or sufferings each event caused.
Unemployment & civil unrest
The Great Depression _______________________
The Civil Rights Movement _______________________
Pains of slaves
The slave trades _______________________
The arrival of European
Native American’s being killed or driven off
Death & poverty
The Civil War _______________________
The arrival of European settlers
The American South after the Civil War
Unemployment & civil unrest
(In the 1960s)
Atlanta’s rebuilding and Reconstruction
host Olympic Games
Task 1: T or F questions
( ) 1.The wounds from the past are quick to heal .
( ) 2. The fighters between blacks and whites in the 1960s were fierce.
( ) 3. It took a long time for Atlanta recover from the destruction caused by the Civil War.
( ) 4. The fight against segregation was widely supported.
( ) 5. The South has taken a chance to display its new image to the whole world.
( ) 6. Till now the South has settled all the problems.
( ) 7. The story of the South is also about hope and success.
( )8. The south began to rebuild nearly from nothing.
3. People of many different backgrounds live and work together in Atlanta. What are the advantages of living together with people who are different with people from you? Are there any disadvantages?
★ People with different backgrounds have different ideas and knowledge,which makes the population more creative.
★It is good for people to learn about other cultures.
★Life is more interesting if people are different.
★ People from different cultures may treat each other badly.
★Life can be more difficult if people are different.