The theme of our lesson is. Begin. The purpose of our lesson. It’s a revision lesson, during which you’ll tell some new information about Presidents of the USA, their great contribution to political aspect of American life.
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George Washington is the first U.S.
President known to all Americans as «The
Father of the Nation». He was born in February
the 22d in Virginia into a planter's family, got
education in a private school, learned to ride a
horse, to hunt, shoot. As he was good at Math
he learned to measure land, everyone respected
and trusted young George. George began his
career in the service of his country in the army
of King George the 3d of England and
commanded a troop of soldiers and showed
courage that inspired all his men. Washington
was Commander in Chief of the Colonial Army
during the Revolutionary War until the colonies
won their independence.
How people honour presidents.
Of all U.S. presidents, Lincoln is probably
the one Americans remember the best and with
deepest affection. He wanted to see all the
people of the U.S., including the Negroes, free
from oppression and exploitation by the rich,
the owners of the big plantations.
Abraham Lincoln was born on February the
12th 1809 in Kentucky and spent his childhood
working hard at his father's farm as a farm‑
laborer, a shop-assistant and later as a clerk in
the post office. His dearest mother died and his
father remarried. Abe was able to go to school
only one year. This lack of education made him
hungry for more Knowledge. And his
stepmother encouraged him to read. Later, he
noticed that people loved to listen to his stories.
His speaking talents led him into politics and
law. In 1834 he was elected to the House of
Representatives and began studding to become a
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American people honor the memory of the first
President George Washington, they named the
capital of the USA after his name, they erracted the
giant monument to George Washington made of
marble in front of the White House, and they
celebrated Washington's birthday while he was still
alive. They were grateful to a strong leader who had
proved that democracy was a feasible way to govern,
the growing country. The state of Washington is the
only state named President. Many cities, parks,
streets, bridges, lakes and schools bear his name.
Washington's portrait appears on postage stamps, on
the first bill, and on the quarter.
In groups or as a class, answer these questions about each picture:
Why do you think this person was famous?
3) Thomas Jefferson
4) George Washington
2) Bill Clinton
(1743 - 1826)
(1732 - 1799)
(Was born in 1946)
8) Duke Ellington
7) Franklin D. Roosevelt
5) Henry Ford
6) John James Audubon
(1899 - 1974)
(1882 - 1945)
(1863 - 1947)
(1785 - 1851)
11) Lawrence Welk
12) Abraham Lincoln
10) Benjamin Franklin
9) John F. Kennedy
( 1809 - 1865)
(1706 - 1790)
(1903 - 1992)
(1917 - 1963)
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