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What is the capital of the USA?
What is the capital of the USA? Washington, D.C is the capital of the United States of America. It is situated on the East Coast. It was chosen by George Washington as a permanent site for a capital on December 1, 1800. Washington, D.C., doesn’t belong to any state. It’s a city and district - the District of Columbia. Don’t confuse with the State of Washington.
What river is the capital situated on?
What river is the capital situated on? The Potomac River. Washington is situated on the Potomac River. It was chosen by George Washington as the permanent site for their nation’s capital on December 1, 1800.
Who discovered America and when?
Who discovered America and when? Christopher Columbus October, 1492
What ship did Pilgrim fathers sail to America in?
What ship did pilgrim fathers sail to America in? Mayflower
Why did the New World get thename “America”?
Why did the New World get the name “America”? Columbus became the first explorer to reach the mainland of South America in 1498, but Amerigo Vespucci wrote a book in which he claimed to have gone there in 1497. That was not true, but people didn’t know for many years that Amerigo Vespucci was lying.
What are the first English settlers who came to America in 1620 called? The Pilgrim Fathers
What state is the largest in the USA?
What state is the largest in the USA? Alaska
How many stripes does the American flag have?
How many stars are there on the American flag?
national flag consisting of white stars (50 since July 4, 1960) on a blue canton with a field of 13 alternating stripes, 7 red and 6 white. The 50 stars stand for the 50 states of the Union, and the 13 stripes stand for the original 13 states. The flag's width-to-length ratio is 10 to 19.
What is the name of the American flag?
What is the name of the American flag? Stars and Stripes
Who made the first American flag?
Who made the first American flag? Elizabeth Griscom (Betsy Ross) seamstress who, according to legend, fashioned the first flag of the United States.
What is the national emblem (symbol) of the USA?
What is the national emblem (symbol) of the USA? The Bald Eagle
Who is the head of state and government?
Who is the head of state and government? President
What is the largest city in the USA?
What is the largest city in the USA? New York
What are the most popular sports in the USA?
What are the most popular sports in the USA? Baseball, basketball, American football
What university is the oldest one in the USA?
What university is the oldest one in the USA? The Harvard university, 1636 ГАРВАРДСКИЙ УНИВЕРСИТЕТ, США, Кембридж, близ Бостона, основан в 1636 как колледж, носит имя Дж. Гарварда (с 1639), завещавшего капитал колледжу. Реорганизован в университет в 1-й четверти 19 в. В 1991 17 тыс. студентов.
Who was the first President of the USA?
Who was the first President of the USA? George Washington was the first person to be elected the President of the United States. He was born in Virginia. He grew up to a large farm. He went to school for about eight years. He especially liked to study mathematics. He also liked to study history and geography, because he wanted to know about other parts of the world. He led the American army in many battles during the War for American Independence.
Who presented the Statue of Liberty to the people of America?
Who presented the Statue of Liberty to the people of America? It was built in New York Harbor in 1886. It was a gift from the people of France.
When and whom was New York founded
When and whom was New York founded It was founded in 1613 by Dutch settlers. It was bought by a Dutchman Peter Minuit. He paid to Indians for Manhattan Island 24 dollars and a barrel of rum.
When do Americans celebrate Independence Day?
When do Americans celebrate Independence Day? on the 4th of July the United States celebrate Independence Day. Because on 4th of July their founding fathers declared that the United States would be free and independent from England.
What is the capital of Georgia?
What is the capital of Georgia? Atlanta is a capital (1868) of Georgia U.S. It lies in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just southeast of the Chattahoochee River. Atlanta is Georgia's largest city. It is the home town of some famous companies, such as Coca-Cola, Delta Air Liners and CNN. АТЛАНТА (Atlanta), город в США, адм. ц. шт. Джорджия. Крупный транспортный, торгово-промышленный, культурный центр Юга США. Международный аэропорт. 394 тыс. жителей (1990, с пригородами 2,4 млн. жителей). Авиаракетнокосмическая, радиоэлектронная, автомобильная, химическая, полиграфическая, пищевкусовая (в т. ч. правление фирмы «Кока-Кола») и др. промышленность. Атланта — центр культуры и бизнеса афроамериканцев. Университеты. Игры XXVI Олимпиады (1996). Музеи. Мемориал М. Л. Кинга.
How many states are there in America?
How many states are there in America? 50
What was the first name of New York ?
What was the first name of New York ? The first name was New Amsterdam. It was renamed New York in 1626 by the English. The English took over the city and gave it another name after the Duke of York who was commander of the English Army.
Who is the president of the USA in our days?
Festivals and traditions
The White House The White House is the place where the president of the USA lives and works. George Washington is the only president who didn’t live there. It is the official residence of the USA presidents. This is the oldest public building in Washigton.D.C. and has the most famous address in the US – 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It is consists of 132 rooms.
“The Pencil” The Washington Monument is one of the city’s most impressive sights. It was built to the memory of the first President of the USA in1888. It is called “The Pencil”, because it is one of the tallest stone structure in the USA. This monument is over 555 feet tall and provides a panoramic view of Washington.D.C.
The United States Capitol The tallest building in Washington,D.C. and the most famous building in the USA, because this is where laws are made. The Capitol is surrounded by a beautiful garden with many trees and flowers.
The Lincoln Memorial The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated to Memorial Day May 30, 1922. It has 36 columns. Each column represents the state in the Union at the time of Lincoln’s death. But the dominant feature of the building is the realistic figure of Lincoln. He became the 16th President of the USA in 1861. Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed the blacks in the South from slavery.
The Jefferson Memorial The declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson. He was the third President of the United States. The Jefferson Memorial was built in honour of Thomas Jefferson. Inside is a 19-foot statue of Thomas Jefferson standing on a 6-foot pedestal.
The Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of freedom in America. It is a bronze figure (almost 46 metre of a woman holding up a torch, on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, which is a gift from the French government sent to America in 1884.
The Star-Spangled Banner Oh, say, can you see, the dawn's early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro' the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming. And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?
Государственный гимн США И в самых первых утренних лучах, И при последнем всполохе заката Ты видишь, что приветствуем мы гордо, Чьи полосы широкие и звезды Сквозь все препоны битвы и сраженья, Ты знаешь, путеводно нам светили? И нам разрывы вражеских снарядов Служили верным знаком среди ночи, Что флаг наш полосатый не опущен. Скажи мне, друг, по – прежнему ли реет Свободы звездно- полосатый вестник Над этой вольной храбрости купелью? (Перевод М. Кауфман)