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The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology «WE SHALL OVERCOME» Singer and songwriter Dean Reed never achieved great success in his native United States, but later achieved great popularity inSouth America, especially Argentina, Chile and Peru. He appeared in several Italian "spaghetti westerns" and finally spent much of his adult life in theGerman Democratic Republic, but never renounced his USA citizenship. He was an immensely popular celebrity in Eastern Europe until his death in 1986.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology CULTURE THINGS CUSTOMS VALUES WAYS OF EXPRESSION Culture is a way of life of a certain group of people. It includes things, such as clothing and food; customs, such as how people celebrate holidays, values, such as what people believe about God and what is right and what is wrong, and ways of expression, such as a group’s language, art, music, and literature.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology The Native Americans The first people on the American continent came from Asia. They came across the Bering Strait from Siberia to Alaska at various times when the sea level dropped. The first migration might have been as early as 40,000 years ago. Once in America, these people migrated east across North America and south through Central and South America. When Columbus arrived in the fifteenth century, there were perhaps 10 million people in North America alone. They had developed many different kinds of societies. There were people that Columbus called “Indians”, in the mistaken belief that he had reached the East Indies.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology The British Beginning in the 1600s, the British settled the eastern part of North America. By the time of the American Revolution (1776), the culture of the American colonists (their religion, language, government, etc.) was thoroughly British-with an American “twist.” In a sense, then, the British culture was the foundation on which America was built. Also, over the years, many immigrants to the United States have come from the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology African-Americans From 1620 to 1820 by far the largest group of people to come to the United States came, not as willing immigrants, but against their will. These people were West Africans brought to work as slaves, especially on the plantations, or large farms, of the South. In all, about 8 million people were brought from Africa.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology «the first fruits of the harvest» is the event which is celebrated more than 18 million people worldwide. For Kwanzaa is an African-American celebration, which is based on traditional African family values and public morality. A typical menu includes dishes from cow pea, greens, sweet potatoes, stewed fruit for dessert, etc.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology Immigrants from Northern and Western Europe Beginning in the 1820s, the number of immigrants coming to the United States began to increase rapidly. Faced with problems in Europe-poverty, war, discrimination-immigrants hoped for, and often found, better opportunities in the United States. For the first half-century, most immigrants were from northwestern Europe-from Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, and Norway. In the late 1840s, for example, widespread hunger resulting from the failure of the potato crop led many Irish people to emigrate United States.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology Life and Culture The basis of life - community existed mainly in the Middle Ages ; She belonged to the majority of peasant lands , estates and land Pashennoye and they were personal property. The tradition of mutual neighbor . The community survived inequality - led the elderly and the foreman. The oldest types of crafts - knitting, carpet weaving , weaving, lace, embroidery.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology Immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe Although immigration from northwestern Europe continued, from the 1870s to the 1930s even more people came from the countries of southern and eastern Europe-for example, Italy, Greece, Poland, and Russia. Like the earlier immigrants, they came to escape poverty and discrimination. From 1900 to 1910 alone, almost 9 million people arrived from these and other countries.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology Hispanic-Americans Hispanics are people of Spanish or Spanish-American origin. Some Hispanics lived in areas that later became part of the United States (for example, in what are now the states of California and New Mexico). Three especially large groups are Mexican-Americans (who make up about two-thirds of the total Hispanic population), Puerto Ricans, and Cuban-Americans. The groups are also concentrated in different areas-Mexican-Americans in Texas and California, Puerto Ricans in New York, and Cuban-Americans in Florida. Many recent immigrants are from Central American countries. Hispanics are one of the largest growing groups in the United States population.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology Asian-Americans In the nineteenth century, laws limited Asian immigration. Also, Asians in the United States, such as the Chinese and Japanese who had come to California, met with widespread discrimination. Since the mid-1960s, with changes in immigration laws and with conflicts in Southeast Asia, Asians have been a major immigrant group. In the 1980s, for example, almost half of all immigrants were Asian. Countries that Asian-Americans have come from include China and Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and India. Many have settled in California, Hawaii, New York, and Texas. from lava.
The Aldan lyceum MULTIMEDIA technology DIAGRAMMA-TEST There are nearly 265 million people living in the USA. 1)The majority of the people living in the USA are ….. 2)The ….. ethnic group is the Native Americans. 3)…. form 12% of the population. 4)There are …. Spanish-speaking people than people of Asian and Pacific islands origin.
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