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  1. Facts about the U.S.A • It is the third largest • country in the world. • It consists of 50 states • and 48 are landlocked. • Population: 311,591,917 • English: 82% • Spanish: 12% • Independence Day: • July 4, 1776

  2. National Facts • National Flag • National Bird: Bald Eagle • National Flower: Rose • Motto: “In God we trust.” “Мы уповаем на Бога.” • Largest cities: New York (8.1 million), Los Angeles (3.8 million), Chicago (2.7 million) • Capital: Washington, District of Columbia (Population: 601,723 )

  3. Major Farming Areas in USA

  4. Popular Attractions in the U.S.A.

  5. Capital of the U.S. Named after George Washington and Christopher Columbus Many important buildings in this city: The White House U.S. Capitol Building Lincoln Memorial Museums National Mall, Washington , D.C.

  6. New Yorkers come here to celebrate the New Year Many businesses and theatres are in this area National symbol of freedom In 1886, France gave her to the U.S. Made of copper Times Square, NY Statue of Liberty, NY

  7. Walt Disney made animated films for children He created Disneyland theme park and now there are many around the world Red-orange steel bridge in San Francisco Built in May 1937 and it is now 75 years old 2.7 km long Disneyland, CA Golden Gate Bridge, CA

  8. Built to celebrate 150 years of U.S. history George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln Carved in granite hills Carved from the waters of the Colorado River over 6 million years 365 km long, 29 km wide and 1.6 km deep Mount Rushmore, SD Grand Canyon, AZ

  9. Geography of American Food

  10. Clam Chowder / New England Food Sushi / Asian Food Hamburgers / Fast Food Pizza / Italian Food Crawfish / Cajun Food Tacos / Mexican Food Soft Drinks

  11. Baseball – an American Pastime

  12. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1908): Baseball Anthem • Take me out to the ball game, • Take me out with the crowd; • Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack, • I don't care if I never get back. • Let me root, root, root for the home team, • If they don't win, it's a shame. • For it's one, two, three strikes, you're out, • At the old ball game.