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The United States of AmericaThe United States of America
The United States of AmericaThe United States of America
The U.S.A. is a federal republic of 50 states. Besides theThe U.S...
The total area of the United StatesThe total area of the United States
The total area of the United States is 3,679,192The...
The United States contains a highly diverse population; but, unlikeThe United States contains a highly diverse population;...
Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty
The Statue of LibertyThe Statue of Liberty
National Monument officiallyNational Monumen...
Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-
stayed/suspens...
DisneylandDisneyland
Disneyland Park, originallyDisneyland Park, originally
Disneyland, is the first of two themeDisneylan...
HollywoodHollywood
Although Hollywood is aAlthough Hollywood is a
neighborhood in Losneighborhood in Los
Angeles, for some...
RRelatively young countryelatively young country
The United States is relatively young by worldThe United States is relati...
CConstant problemonstant problem of social and economic inequalityof social and economic inequality
Although the United St...
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11..What is USAWhat is USA??
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  1. 1. PPreparedrepared by Sapunova Anastasiaby Sapunova Anastasia The United States of AmericaThe United States of America
  2. 2. The United States of AmericaThe United States of America The U.S.A. is a federal republic of 50 states. Besides theThe U.S.A. is a federal republic of 50 states. Besides the 48 contiguous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the48 contiguous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the continent, the United States includes the state of Alaska atcontinent, the United States includes the state of Alaska at the north-western extreme of North America and the islandthe north-western extreme of North America and the island state of Hawaii in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The conterminousstate of Hawaii in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The conterminous states are bounded on the north by Canada, on the east by thestates are bounded on the north by Canada, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico andAtlantic Ocean, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The nationalMexico and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The national capital is Washington, which is coextensive with the Districtcapital is Washington, which is coextensive with the District of Columbia, the federal capital region created in 1790.of Columbia, the federal capital region created in 1790.
  3. 3. The total area of the United StatesThe total area of the United States The total area of the United States is 3,679,192The total area of the United States is 3,679,192 square miles (9,529,063 square kilometres), making itsquare miles (9,529,063 square kilometres), making it the fourth largest country in the world in area (afterthe fourth largest country in the world in area (after Russia, Canada and China). Outlying territories andRussia, Canada and China). Outlying territories and other politically associated areas in the Pacific Oceanother politically associated areas in the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea add approximately 4,000and the Caribbean Sea add approximately 4,000 square miles to this figure.square miles to this figure.
  4. 4. The United States contains a highly diverse population; but, unlikeThe United States contains a highly diverse population; but, unlike a country such as China that largely incorporated indigenous peoples,a country such as China that largely incorporated indigenous peoples, its diversity has to a great degree come from an immense and sustainedits diversity has to a great degree come from an immense and sustained global immigration. Probably no other country has a wider range ofglobal immigration. Probably no other country has a wider range of racial, ethnic and cultural types than does the United States. Inracial, ethnic and cultural types than does the United States. In addition to the presence of surviving native Americans (includingaddition to the presence of surviving native Americans (including American Indians, Aleuts and Eskimo) and the descendants of AfricansAmerican Indians, Aleuts and Eskimo) and the descendants of Africans taken as slaves to America, the national character has been enriched,taken as slaves to America, the national character has been enriched, tested, and constantly redefined by the tens of millions of immigrantstested, and constantly redefined by the tens of millions of immigrants who by and large have gone to America hoping for greater social,who by and large have gone to America hoping for greater social, political and economic opportunities than they had in the places theypolitical and economic opportunities than they had in the places they left.left.
  5. 5. Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty The Statue of LibertyThe Statue of Liberty National Monument officiallyNational Monument officially celebrated her 100th birthday oncelebrated her 100th birthday on October 28,1986. The people ofOctober 28,1986. The people of France gave the Statue to theFrance gave the Statue to the people of the United States onepeople of the United States one hundred and seventeen years agohundred and seventeen years ago in recognition of the friendshipin recognition of the friendship established during the Americanestablished during the American Revolution.Revolution.
  6. 6. Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn Bridge The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable- stayed/suspension bridge in New York City andstayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges of either type in theis one of the oldest bridges of either type in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connectsUnited States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn bythe boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It has a main span ofspanning the East River. It has a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m), and was the first steel-1,595.5 feet (486.3 m), and was the first steel- wire suspension bridge constructed. It waswire suspension bridge constructed. It was originally referred to as the New York andoriginally referred to as the New York and Brooklyn Bridge and as the East River Bridge,Brooklyn Bridge and as the East River Bridge, but it was later dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge, abut it was later dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge, a name coming from an earlier January 25, 1867,name coming from an earlier January 25, 1867, letter to the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle ,letter to the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle , and formally so named by the city government inand formally so named by the city government in 1915. Since its opening, it has become an icon of1915. Since its opening, it has become an icon of New York City, and was designated a NationalNew York City, and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964 and a NationalHistoric Landmark in 1964 and a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 1972.[Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 1972.[
  7. 7. DisneylandDisneyland Disneyland Park, originallyDisneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two themeDisneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort inparks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on JulyAnaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built under the directdesigned and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It wassupervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on theoriginally the only attraction on the property; its name was changed toproperty; its name was changed to Disneyland Park to distinguish it fromDisneyland Park to distinguish it from the expanding complex in the 1990s.the expanding complex in the 1990s.
  8. 8. HollywoodHollywood Although Hollywood is aAlthough Hollywood is a neighborhood in Losneighborhood in Los Angeles, for some it's more aAngeles, for some it's more a state-of-mind. "I'm going tostate-of-mind. "I'm going to Hollywood," say youngHollywood," say young hopefuls who dream ofhopefuls who dream of acting in movies or onacting in movies or on television.television.
  9. 9. RRelatively young countryelatively young country The United States is relatively young by worldThe United States is relatively young by world standards, being barely more than 200 years old.standards, being barely more than 200 years old. America was the first of the European colonies toAmerica was the first of the European colonies to separate successfully from its motherland, and it wasseparate successfully from its motherland, and it was the first nation to be established on the premise thatthe first nation to be established on the premise that sovereignty rests with its citizens and not with thesovereignty rests with its citizens and not with the government.government.
  10. 10. CConstant problemonstant problem of social and economic inequalityof social and economic inequality Although the United States still offers itsAlthough the United States still offers its residents opportunities for unparalleled personalresidents opportunities for unparalleled personal advancement and wealth, the depletion of itsadvancement and wealth, the depletion of its resources, contamination of its environment, andresources, contamination of its environment, and continuing social and economic inequality thatcontinuing social and economic inequality that Perpetuates areas of poverty and blight all threatenPerpetuates areas of poverty and blight all threaten the fabric of the country.the fabric of the country.
  11. 11. QuizQuiz 11..What is USAWhat is USA?? 2.2. WWhichhich is the total area of the United Statesis the total area of the United States ?? 3.3. Which the most popular place in the USA you know?Which the most popular place in the USA you know? 44.. The USA isThe USA is old country?old country? 55.. WhichWhich a constant problema constant problem have USAhave USA?? 6.6. If you want to visit the USAIf you want to visit the USA??

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