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The United States of America

The United States of America

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  1. The United States of America

  2. North East & Great Lakes Maine Vermont Wisconsin Michigan NewHampshire New York Massachusetts RhodeIsland Illinois Pennsylvania Ohio Connecticut Indiana Maryland NewJersey Delaware

  3. Vermont Rhode Island New England New Hampshire Connecticut Maine Massachusetts English pilgrims from Europe first settled in New England in 1620 New England abolished the death penalty for crimes like robbery and burglary in the 19th century Volleyball and Basketball were invented in New England Many authors were born or lived for lots of years in New England Harward College and Yale University are located in New England

  4. Lake Huron Great Lakes Lake Michigan Lake Superior Lake Erie Lake Ontario Niagara Falls Lake Superior is the biggest and the one with the highest water volume They form the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth

  5. NIAGARA FALLS

  6. The oldest and best known tourist attraction at Niagara Falls is the Maid of the Mist boat cruise

  7. The Biggest Megalopolis Milwaukee Detroit Buffalo Boston Chicago New York Baltimore Philadelphia WASHINGTON DC

  8. BALTIMORE

  9. Baltimore is a major U.S. seaport Baltimore is an independent city The Olimpic Gold Medal Michael Phelps was born in Baltimore

  10. WASHINGTON DC

  11. Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States, founded on July 16, 1790 The city is located on the north bank of the Potomac River Washington, D.C., hosts 174 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

  12. White house 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States

  13. The united States Capitol The United States Capitol is a building that serves as the seat of government for the United States Congress

  14. Lincoln Memorial The Lincoln Memorial was built to honor the 16° President of the United States IN THIS TEMPLE AS IN THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE FOR WHOM HE SAVED THE UNION THE MEMORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN IS ENSHRINED FOREVER

  15. The Pentagon is the world's largest office building by floor area The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense The Pentagon

  16. Washington monument The Washington Monument is a large, tall, sand-colored obelisk constructed to commemorate the first U.S. president, George Washington

  17. PHILADELPHIA

  18. Important financial, commercial, industrial and cultural center. One of the oldest cities of the USA, and between the XIII e XIX, the biggest one Its name means: City of the brotherly love

  19. Independence Hall The place in which where signed the Declaration of Indipendence and the American Constitution of the United States

  20. BOSTON

  21. Boston is the capital of the Massachusetts Boston is one of the most important economic center in the USA, and it is in the eight place in the world level speaking of PIL

  22. Boston Tea Party It was the first rebellion against England. The British Government in 1773, submitted the commerce of the tea to the Company of the Indians, but with the taxes it became very expensive respect the tea coming directly from Indian. On the 16 TH December 1773, some “children of the Liberty” disguised by Indians, attached three ships of the Company and threw into the sea the boxes that were on board.

  23. Harvard University was founded at Cambridge (Massachusetts) in 1636 Harvard

  24. NEW YORK

  25. Manhattan Bronx Brooklyn The most populous city in the United States Queens StatenIsland New York was founded as a commercial trading post by the Dutch in 1624

  26. Liberty statue It is the symbol of the American Dream It is one of the most visited monuments in New York

  27. Central Park It is a greenand large zone in the city ofNew York It contains a zoo This park is suitable for every kind of activity: jogging, reading, meeting new people...

  28. Brooklyn Bridge The first steel-wire suspension bridge

  29. United Nations Secretariat Building

  30. New York Stock Exchange Located at 11 Wall Street

  31. BUFFALO

  32. Located on the eastern shores of Lake Erie and at the head of the Niagara River

  33. Delaware Park The Albright-Knox Art Gallery occupies the park's western edge

  34. MILWAUKEE

  35. Milwaukee was the setting for popular American television shows in the 1970s and 1980s, including Happy Days Milwaukee is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan

  36. Its permanent holdings contain an important collection of Old Masters and 19th-century and 20th-century artwork Milwaukee Art museum

  37. CHICAGO

  38. The Sears Tower is the tallest skyscraper in the United States, and the fourth-tallest freestanding structure in the world Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States Lots of movies were filmed in Chicago

  39. Chicago theatre Chicago’s theatre community spawned modern improvisational theatre

  40. Water tower The Water Tower was the only public building in the burned zone to survive after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

  41. DETROIT

  42. Detroit is a metonym for the American automobile industry The General Motors Corporation has global headquarters in Detroit

  43. Detroit is not only the home of Ford and General Motors, in Detroit people can find poverty, destroyed houses and inhabited quarters. In Detroit there are a lot of empty or burned buildings, because their owners in the most critical years choose to give them to the fire in order to obtain the money of the assurance.

  44. God Bless America SABRINA BERGAMIN DANIELA OMETTO PATRIZIA GEBELLATO MIRKO BASSO