Téma: The USA
The United States of America is the third largest country in the world. The USA is situated in North America and borders with Mexico in the south and Canada in the north. It is federal stated composed of 50 states. The capital city is Wahington D.C. Alaska and Hawaii are islands. The USA is washed by Pacific ocean in the west and by Atlantic ocean in the east. The highest mountain is Mount Mc Kinley in Alaska and the longest rivers are Mississipi, Missouri, Colorado, Rio Grande. Rio Grande makes nature border of the USA and Mexico. Next nature border is in the North with Canada and it is made by lakes Superior, Ontario and Michigan. There are big variations of climate.Temperatures change from arctic in northern Alaska to subtropical in Hawaii. There are many national parks in the USA, for example the Rocky Mountains National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Tetons. The biggest ZOO in the world is in San Diego.
The president of the USA is Barrack Obama and he lives with his family in White House in capital city Washington DC. He is the first black president. The USA consists of 50 states. The largest state is Alaska. The head of the USA is the President who is also the Prime Minister and the Commander in Chief of US military forces. The President is elected for a five-year period and can only be re-elected once. Each state has its own government, laws, customs, education, taxes…There are two main political parties- Republican and Democratic. The American flag consists of two parts- one smaller blue oblong with 50 white starts (one stars for each state) and one larger oblong with six white and seven red stripes for the original 13 colonies. The flag is sometimes called Stars and Stripes.
There are many interesting places in the USA. For example New York, the biggest city. New York is divided into five parts: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. There is most famous sight in New York- The Statue of Liberty. The other most famous cities are: san Francisco, where is Golden Gate Bridge and Los angeles, the city of angels. LA is the second largest. There is Hollywood. Hollywood is famous film centre.
Florida is mainly tourist area with so many beaches in Miami. There is famous centre for families with children Disneyland. San Diego, there is the biggest ZOO in the world. New Orleans, also known as the birthplace of Jazz.
There are many national parks in the USA. For example Yellowstone, Rocky Mountains National park and many others.
The USA is the world’s top producer of corn, soya beans and tabaco. Coca-Cola and Mc Donald’s is the most recognized brands in the world. The USA is also known as producer of cars, cotton, gold, iron and oil.
In the USA was born a lot of famous persons such as Marilyn Monroe, world’s famous actress, actors like Brad Pitt, James Dean, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Travolta. Actress: for example Julia Roberts, Agelina Jolie and many others. Other famous persons is Abraham Lincoln, he was president of the USA during Civil war.
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