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The United States of America

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  1. The United States of America Petra Kočovská C4A

  2. CONTAIN • Explain the name of the country and give basic facts • Geographic of the USA • Compare and contrast different parts of the USA (landscape, weather,languages, ethnic groups) • American industry and agriculture • Places of interest (national parks, famous cities, etc.)

  3. Basic fact • 50 states • Washington, D.C. • 9 631 418 sq Km • 312 355 000 people • Americandollar • Barac Obama • country comparison to the world: 3 lowest point: Death Valley -86 m (California) highest point: Mount McKinley 6,194 m(Alaska)

  4. Flag • nicknamed the “Stars and Stripes”, • 3 stripes of red and white • the blue squarewith50 white stars • Flag Day on June 14 (but it’s not a federal holiday).

  5. Politicalsystem A federalstate Government – 3 branches: • Legislative – Congress • Executive – President • Judicial– Supreme Court • Lower House – House of Representatives(435 members) • Upper House – Senate(100 senators) Democrats party Republicans party

  6. Geography • 14 territories • River: Mississippi (6020km) • Lake: Lake Superior • Central region – large plains • West - mountains • Southwest – areas of desert • Hawaii – volcanic

  7. LANGUAGES ethnic groups white 79.96% black 12.85% Asian 4.43% Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97% native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18% two or more races 1.61% • English 82.1% • Spanish 10.7%, • other Indo-European 3.8% • Asian and Pacific island 2.7% • other 0.7%

  8. Weather

  9. industry Agriculture Wheat Corn Sugar cane Potato • Hard coal • Brown coal • Crude oil • Gas • Ironore • Common salt • Engineering • Car industry • Arms industry • Production airplane

  10. Transport • Plain • Train • Cars • Underground • Ship

  11. Cities in USA • New York City 19,015,900 • Los Angeles12,944,801 • Chicago 9,504,753 • Dallas 6,526,548 • Houston 6,086,538 • Philadelphia5,992,414 • Washington, D.C. 5,703,948 • Miami 5,670,125 • Atlanta 5,359,205 • Boston 4,591,112

  12. Las Vegas

  13. SanFrancisco AlcatrazIsland TheGoldenBridge

  14. TheStatueofLiberty Mount Rushmore

  15. Grand Canyon Yellowstone • Wyoming • March1. in 1872

  16. NewYork

  17. Lincoln Memorial Kennedy space center

  18. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTANTION

  19. Sources • www.google.com • www.gymkh.cz/student/anglictina • Bridge • Notes from maturate exam