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The United States of America By: Kasey Schelling


Where is the USA?


Where is the USA?

There it is!!


The United States is really BIG!!! Size: 9.83 million km^2 Size of Spain

The United States is about 19 times the size of Spain!


English is the official language of the United States.


….But why ENGLISH?? ENGLAND is so far away!! United States

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‌.But why ENGLISH?? ENGLAND is so far away!! England

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A Brief History…… In the 1600s a religious group of colonists called ¨pilgrims¨ left England to go to North America.


A Brief History 

They first settled on the East coast of North America.

This area was known as the New England.

There were 13 Original Colonies.


A Brief History Originally, the pilgrims and were still considered “English� people.


Brief History But eventually, the pilgrims wanted to become independent.


A Brief History‌. They were ANGRY because of:

Taxation without Representation The British Parliament charged them TAX MONEY but they could not VOTE.


A Brief History The American Revolution was a war between the colonists and the British.

Colonists vs. British


A Brief History‌. The Colonists won!

On July 4th, 1776, the Americans became independent.


Now we celebrate a holiday called Independence Day every 4th of July.


The United States grew Bigger and Bigger throughout time‌..


What states cannot be seen on this map?


Where are Alaska and Hawaii?


Where is Kasey from?


Kasey is from the state of Illinois.


The Flag


The Flag

13 Stripes 50 Stars


The Flag

13 Original Colonies 50 States


The Money used in the United States is Dollars.


The Money used in the United States is Dollars.

George Washington was the first president of the United States.


The Bald Eagle ď Ž

The Bald Eagle is a national symbol of Bravery, Courage, Loyalty and Freedom in the United States.


The Statue of Liberty A gift from the French to the

United States in 1886.

It is located in

New York City.


The Great American Melting Pot

The United States is considered a “Melting Pot� because it is made up of people from many different cultures.


The Great American Melting Pot

(Brooklyn, New York) What different nationalities do you see?


The United States is famous for its popular movies, tv and music.


Can you name a famous person from the United States?


But wait a minute‌..Who are these people??


But wait a minute‌..Who are these people??

Native Americans


The Native Americans The original people of the land of the United States of America were the Native Americans.

They lived there in small tribes for thousands of years!


The Native Americans At first, the Pilgrims and the Native Americans were friends‌.. (Well‌ more or less) They lived in the same land.


A Native American named Squanto teaches the Pilgrims how to plant food.


They eat together.


They eat together.


This day is now celebrated in November as THANKSGIVING.


The Native Americans ď Ž

But unfortunately, the European Colonists eventually became aggressive and forced the Native Americans to leave their land‌..


The Native Americans The Native Americans now live separated in Indian Reservations in different parts of the country.


Is this FAIR???


The Native Americans ď Ž

We can learn a lot from the Native Americans today‌..


The Native Americans


How BIG is the United States? 

7.89 million km^2

6.78 billion km^2

9.83 thousand km^2

9.83 million km^2


How BIG is the United States? 

7.89 million km^2

6.78 billion km^2

9.83 thousand km^2

9.83 million km^2


The United States is ________ times the size of Spain. 

54

22

12

19


The United States is 19 times the size of Spain. 

54

22

12

19


What is the official language of the United States?


What is the official language of the United States?

English


What is the distance between the United States and England? 

876 km

6789 km

10,345 km

5567 km


What is the distance between the United States and England? 

876 km

6789 km

10,345 km

5567 km


What was the name of the people who left England to go to America in the 1600s? 

The Native Americans

The New England Dream Team

The Pilgrims

The British


What was the name of the people who left England to go to America in the 1600s? 

The Native Americans

The New England Dream Team

The Pilgrims

The British


What is the name of this Animal?


The Bald Eagle represents….. 

Patience

Bravery

Hope

Freedom


The Bald Eagle represents….. 

Patience

Bravery

Hope

Freedom

All of them!


What Holiday is Celebrated on July 4th? 

Thanksgiving

Independence Day

St. Patrick´s Day

Valentine´s Day


What Holiday is Celebrated on July 4th? 

Thanksgiving

Independence Day

St. Patrick´s Day

Valentine´s Day


What type of MONEY is used in the United States? 

Pounds

Euros

Dollars


What type of MONEY is used in the United States? 

Pounds

Euros

Dollars

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