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It is a little about the country Territory 9363,2 thousand square km. P opulation About 270 million persons C apital Washington Official language English Monetary unit US dollar(100 cents)
History of the flag The national flag of the USA - one of the oldest flags in the world. The first flag of the USA is considered to be the Continental flag, which was raised by 2 December, 1775 lieutenant John Paul Jones on the ship "Alfred" in the harbor Filadelfia.Flag for "Alfred" manufactured Margaret Manny.. this flag consisted of 13 red and white equal horizontal bands with the british flag in the lashings while. Although there is no documentary evidence confirming the authorship of the drawing of the first stars and stripes, historians, however, believe that Francis Hopkinson, whose signature is among the other is under the Declaration of independence, has made changes in the design of the already existing informal Continental flag and he become what we now know. According to legend, the first american flag sewed the seamstress from Philadelphia Betsy Ross. The flag was changed 26 times since it first took 13 colonies. The most long - within 47 years, used a variant of the flag with 48 stars, and only after 4 July 2007, the current 50-star flag beat this record.the 50-star flag was adopted in 1960 at the results of the open competition, which was won by a variant of 17-year-old schoolboy Robert Heft
This is interesting! On the coat of arms of the united states not as a conditional heraldic eagle, and a very specific kind of bird - bald eagle. This beautiful bird lives on the american continent, is very rare in the eastern regions of Russia. Bald eagle - the predator; feed on fish, small birds and animals. Now everybody has already got used to the fact that the national symbol of the US - eagle. However, there was a time when in the country were heated debates about this. American statesman Benjamin Franklin, a very unflattering commenting on eagle, made on the role of the national birds of turkey: "This bird (a few vain and stupid, but this is not the worst part of the logo) so brave, "he wrote, "that does not hesitate to attack the british grenadiers guard, which happened to intrude on a farm in their red uniforms". However, the americans have not listened to the opinion of one of the founding fathers of their country and made the coat of arms of the united states of eagles. Turkey, however, also become a national symbol - but only a taste. The Image of "the Great seal of the united states" under the act of president Roosevelt on July 2, 1935, was put on the one-dollar bills and left them to our days. On the left of the image of the back of the print, on the right side of the front side.
Holidays in the USA Thanksgiving day the 4th Thursday of November Christmas 25 December New Year 1 January Martin Luther King Day the 3rd Monday in January President's day the 3rd Monday in February The day of memory of the fallen Last Monday in may Independence day 4 July Labor day the 1st Monday in September Columbus Day 2nd Monday of October Veterans day on November 11 And a lot of other happy holidays
September 11, 2001! Speaking about the U.S. I can't tell you about the tragic date of September 11, 2002. In the morning of this day nineteen terrorists, having regard to "Al-Qaeda", divided into four groups, captured four scheduled passenger airliner. Each group should have at least one member, past the initial flight training. The invaders sent two of the airliners into the twin towers of the World trade center, located in the southern part of Manhattan in New York. The first flight crashed into the north tower, the second to the south. The result is that both the twin towers collapsed, causing serious destruction of the adjacent buildings. The third plane had been sent to the building of the Pentagon near Washington dc. The passengers and crew of the fourth airliner tried to seize control of the plane from the terrorists, the plane crashed in a field near the town of Schwenksville in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition to the 19 terrorists, as a result of attacks killed 2974 man, another 24 are missing. Most of those killed were civilians.
This is how it looks panorama of New York now
Sights of the USA Capitol - building in the capital of the united states, where Congress meets - built from 1790 to 1868, on the project of physics U.Tornton, in 1824, architect Bullfinch crowned the central part of the wooden dome, making the copper sheets. The idea of creation of the dome of the restructuring of the Capitol in 1850 passed to Т.Уолтеру. Today the Capitol - the largest building in Washington. Build in Washington, the house above the Capitol is prohibited by law.
The Valley Of The Red Locks In the Arizona desert is the world-famous Valley of the Red Locks. Peculiarity of this place is that near the grand Canyon of the grandiose stone arches. It is quite possible that all these wonders of nature has created. However, do not exclude the possibility that they created the ancient highly developed civilization.
Brooklyn bridge Brooklyn bridge connects Brooklyn to Manhattan. The bridge was put into operation on may 24, 1883. And since then is one of the most beautiful works of engineering thought, an object of inspiration for many generations of photographers and artists.
Statue of liberty T h e s t a t u e o f l i b e r t y A m e r i c a g a v e F r a n c e i n 1 8 6 5 a s s y m b o l o f f r i e n d s h i p a n d c o o p e r a t i o n , a s w e l l a s a s y m b o l o f f r e e d o m a n d n e w o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r i m m i g r a n t s a r r i v i n g i n t h e h a r b o u r o f N e w Y o r k .
Grand Canyon The grand Canyon in Arizona, in the middle flow of the Colorado river, on the Colorado plateau. One of the deepest canyons in the world. Stretching for 320 km. The depth is up to 1800m. The steep, sometimes strongly broken slopes abound with protrusions which have shaped bastions, the columns and the pyramids. The grand Canyon is very picturesque, attracts a large number of tourists and is a national park.
Open pit copper mining The largest open pit copper mining is located in the state of Utah.
IN the united states and many other beautiful places!!!
The land of the canyons
The State Of Utah. Arch Wilson
USA California photo lake South Tufa Grove Mono Lake