The lesson-competition “Do you know the USA?“
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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? 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.
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 52 stars stand for the 52 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. How many stars are there on the American flag?
The White House The White House is the place where the president of the USA lives and works. It is the official residence of the USA presidents. This is the oldest public building in Washigton.D.C. It is consists of 132 rooms.
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 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 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.