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1 USA The influence of geography on people and their lifestyles

2 The roller coaster is a popular amusement ride developed for amusement parks and modern theme parksamusement rideamusement parks theme parks LaMarcus Adna ThompsonLaMarcus Adna Thompson patented the first coasters on January 20, In essence a specialized railroad system, a roller coaster consists of a track that rises in designed patterns, sometimes with one or more inversions that turn the rider briefly upside down. The track does not necessarily have to be a complete circuit, as shuttle roller coasters exhibit. Most roller coasters have multiple cars in which passengers sit and are restrained. An entire set of cars hooked together is called a trainJanuary railroadtrack inversionsshuttle roller coasters train

3 Uncle Sam J. M. FlaggJ. M. Flagg's 1917 poster, based on the original British Lord Kitchener poster of three years earlier, was used to recruit soldiers for both World War I and World War II. Flagg used a modified version of his own face for Uncle Sam, and veteran Walter Botts provided the pose. [1]Lord Kitchener posterWorld War IWorld War II [1] Uncle Sam is a national personification of the United States (US), with the first usage of the term dating from the War of 1812 and the first illustration dating from He is often depicted as a serious elderly white man with white hair and a goatee, and dressed in clothing that recalls the design elements of flag of the United States—for example, typically a top hat with red and white stripes and white stars on a blue band, and red and white striped trousersnational personificationUnited StatesWar of 1812 goateeflag of the United Statestop hat

4 Флаг США The flag of the United States of America consists of 13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars. The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 U.S. states and the 13 stripes represent the original Thirteen Colonies that rebelled against the British Crown and became the first states in the UnionflagUnited States of Americaredwhitebluecantonfive-pointed stars50 U.S. statesThirteen ColoniesBritish Crown

5 Statue of Liberty Liberty Enlightening the World Liberty Enlightening the World (French: La liberté éclairant le monde), commonly known as the Statue of Liberty (French: Statue de la Liberté), was presented to the United States by the people of France in 1886French The statue is the central part of Statue of Liberty National Monument, administered by the National Park Service.National MonumentNational Park Service Standing on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, it welcomes visitors, immigrants, and returning Americans traveling by ship. The copper-clad statue, dedicated on October 28, 1886, commemorates the centennial of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence and is a gesture of friendship from France to the United States.Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi sculpted the statue and obtained a U.S. patent for its structure.Maurice Koechlin - chief engineer of Gustave Eiffel's engineering company and designer of the Eiffel Tower - engineered the internal structure. Eugène Viollet-le-Duc was responsible for the choice of copper in the statue's construction and adoption of the repoussé technique, where a malleable metal is hammered on the reverse sideLiberty IslandNew York HarborimmigrantscopperstatueUnited States Declaration of IndependenceFrédéric Auguste BartholdiU.S. patentMaurice KoechlinGustave EiffelEiffel Tower Eugène Viollet-le-Duccopperrepoussémalleablehammered

6 Before the European colonists came to America, the Native Americans had an established cookery style that varied greatly from group to group. The vast variety of ingredients and cookery styles were never found in the same locality; any one group had a much more limited diet. Nutrition was an issue for most hunting and gathering societies that wandered widely in search of game and who might encounter serious shortages in wintertime. America

7 American football, known in the United States and Canada simply as football, is a competitive team sport known for mixing strategy with physical play. The objective of the game is to score points by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone. The ball can be advanced by carrying it (a running play) or by throwing it to a teammate (a passing play). Points can be scored in a variety of ways, including carrying the ball over the opponent's goal line; catching a pass from beyond that goal line; kicking the ball through the goal posts at the opponent's end zone; and tackling an opposing ballcarrier within his end zoneUnited StatesCanada team sportballend zonekicking

8 The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical parody of the middle class American lifestyle epitomized by its titular family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield, and lampoons many aspects of the human condition including American culture, society, and television.AmericananimatedsitcomMatt GroeningFox Broadcasting Companysatiricalmiddle classfamilyHomerMargeBartLisaMaggieSpringfieldhuman conditionAmerican culturesocietytelevision


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