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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA by Irene Moreno (5th B) THE CAPITAL IS WASHINGTON D.C
POPULATION AND LANGUAGE <ul><li>There are over 308 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>They speak English. </li></ul>HELLO!
FLAG AND CURRENCY <ul><li>The flag of the United States of America consists of thirteen horizontal bars, seven red and six white, and blue rectangle in the canton with fifty white stars. The bars represent the thirteen original colonies that gained independence from the UK and the stars to the states forming the Union. </li></ul><ul><li>The dollar is the official currency of the United States. </li></ul>
TOP 10 MAJOR CITIES <ul><li>1.New York </li></ul><ul><li>2.Los Ángeles </li></ul><ul><li>3.Washington </li></ul><ul><li>4.Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>5.Philadelphia </li></ul><ul><li>6.Houston </li></ul><ul><li>7.Miami </li></ul><ul><li>8.Detroit </li></ul><ul><li>9.Buffalo </li></ul><ul><li>10.Atlanta </li></ul>
MONUMENTS AND BUILDINGS <ul><li>Statue of Liberty San Francisco </li></ul><ul><li>(New York) Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>The Dakota The Pentagon </li></ul><ul><li>(New York) (Washington) </li></ul>
SOME HISTORY (WORLD TRDADE CENTER) <ul><li>On the morning of September 11, 2001, the terrorist group Al Qaeda hijacked two Boeing 767 of American Airlines and United Airlines stars each from both towers, in a coordinated suicide attack. After the burn for 56 minutes, the south tower (2) collapsed, followed by half an hour later the north tower (1). With the attacks on the World Trade Center killed 2,602 people, who could not leave the building by the destruction of the compartments of stairs, which were destroyed by the Boeing 767. Twin Towers falling, the surrounding buildings (WTC 3, 4 WTC, WTC 5 and WTC 6) were destroyed by the large amount of material that fell from the skyscraper to the ceilings and columns of buildings. At about 5:20 in the afternoon of that day, the WTC 7 collapsed as a result of damage caused by the towers collapsed that morning and fires on the first floors of the building, although in the latter collapse, there were no victims, and that the NYPD had evacuated all of Lower Manhattan during the day. This attack was the worst disaster in New York to date. The process of cleaning and restoration of the site where stood the Twin Towers and other buildings took eight months. In memory of the attacks and hundreds of people killed Development Corporation Lower Manhattan built a memorial in honor of the victims, which was designed by Michael Arad. The site where the twin towers rose from the World Trade Center is popularly known as Ground Zero (Ground Zero), and has become the focal point for tourists from around the world. </li></ul>
FESTIVITIES (SAINT PATRICK’S DAY) <ul><li>St. Patrick's Day is celebrated annually on March 17 to commemorate the death of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. It is a national holiday in the Republic of Ireland (a party out of habit and unofficial Northern Ireland), in </li></ul><ul><li>St. Patrick's Day is celebrated worldwide by all the Irish and even sometimes by people who have no Irish ancestry. The celebration theme is usually all that is green and Irish, both Christians and non Christians, celebrate the festival regularly dressing in green, enjoy Irish cuisine which includes cabbage and Irish drink, and attending parades. </li></ul><ul><li>Some establishments can see that sells beer dyed green for the holiday. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the parade is done in the Chicago River. I dyed green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. </li></ul>
CURIOSOTIES (STREET GOOGLE) <ul><li>In Mountain View is a street called Google in fact is a street that goes directly into the Googleplex. </li></ul>
U.S. MUSIC <ul><li>Any large U.S. city can provide musical alternatives to suit all tastes. Auditions for jazz bands, pop and rock, symphony orchestras, opera, chamber music, blues, folk music, country music, bluegrass music, and musicals have become part of everyday repertoire offering concert halls throughout the country. </li></ul>
IMPORTANT PEOPLE (ANGELINA JOLIE VOIGHT) <ul><li>Angelina Jolie Voight (b. Los Angeles, California, USA, June 4, 1975) is a film and television actress, model, philanthropist, socialite and a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR U.S.. Throughout his career, Jolie has received numerous awards for his acting achievements, including an Oscar and three Golden Globes is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywoody, is very famous because of some movies. </li></ul>
TYPICAL FOOD <ul><li>The American cuisine is similar to that of other Western countries, with wheat being the most common cereal. The traditional American cuisine uses ingredients such as turkey, venison, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, pumpkins, maple syrup and other items used by Native Indians and early European settlers. Grilled pork and beef, crab cakes, potato chips and chocolate chip cookies are some of the dishes made the "American way“. </li></ul>
SPORTS <ul><li>Since the late nineteenth century, baseball has been considered the national sport, while football, basketball and ice hockey are the three other major professional team sports. </li></ul>
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