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1 AMERICA

2 *NEAR NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN CANADA MEXICO Location

3 *ENGLISH IS THE MOST COMMON LANGUAGE IN AMERICA. *ABOUT THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN MILLION(99.6%) PEOPLE ONLY CAN SPEAK ENGLISH IN THEIR FAMILY. *27 STATES IN AMERICA PASSED LAWS TO MAKE ENGLISH BECOME THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE. *THERE ARE 29700,000 PEOPLE SPEAKING SPANISH. *THERE ARE 2300,000 PEOPLE SPEAKING CHINESE. *THERE ARE 1400,000 PEOPLE SPEAKING FRENCH. *THERE ARE 1300,000 PEOPLE SPEAKING WIKANG *TAGALOG( 塔加洛語 ). THERE ARE 1100,000 PEOPLE SPEAKING *VIETNAMESE( 越南語 ). THERE ARE 1100,000 PEOPLE SPEAKING GERMAN. Language

4 THE NATIONAL FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA CONSISTS OF THIRTEEN EQUAL HORIZONTAL STRIPES OF RED (TOP AND BOTTOM) ALTERNATING WITH WHITE, WITH A BLUE RECTANGLE IN THE CANTON BEARING FIFTY SMALL, WHITE, FIVE- POINTED STARS ARRANGED IN NINE OFFSET HORIZONTAL ROWS OF SIX STARS (TOP AND BOTTOM) ALTERNATING WITH ROWS OF FIVE STARS. THE FIFTY STARS ON THE FLAG REPRESENT THE 50 STATES AND THE 13 STRIPES REPRESENT THE ORIGINAL THIRTEEN COLONIES THAT REBELLED AGAINST THE BRITISH MONARCHY AND BECAME THE FIRST STATES IN THE UNION. National Flag

5 1. AMERICANS UAUSLLY SAY HELLO TO PEOPLE EVEN THEY ARE STRANGERS.''PLEASE,THANKS,SORRY....'' SHOULD BE SAID IN EVERY TIMES. 2. NEVER WEAR CASUALLY WHEN YOU GO TO A FORMAL RESTAURANT.ALSO, BE CAREFUL FOR YOUR SMELLS. 3. AMERICANS UAUSLLY GIVE GIFTS ON HOLIDAYS OR BIRTHDAYS.(SELDOM ON NORMAL DAYS) 4. PREPARE SOME SMALL GIFTS WHEN YOU GO TO OTHERS' HOUSE. Society & Culture(courtesy)

6 1.NEW YEAR─FIRST DAY OF YEARS 2.MARTIN LUTHER KING'S BIRTHDAY─THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY. 3.PRESIDENT'S DAY─THE THIRD MONDAY IN FEBRUARY. 4.MEMORIAL DAY─LAST MONDAY IN MAY. 5.NATIONAL DAY─FOURTH OF JULY. 6.LABOR DAY ─THE FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER 7.COLUMBUS DAY─THE SECOND MONDAY IN OCTOBER 8.THANKSGIVING─THE FOURTH THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER. 9.VETERANS DAY ─NOVEMBER CHRISTMAS─DECEMBER VALENTINE'S DAY─FEBRUARY EASTER─THE SUNDAY IN MARCH OR APRIL 13.MOTHER'S DAY─THE SECOND SUNDAY IN MAY 14.FATHER'S DAY─THE THIRD SUNDAY IN JUNE 15.HALLOWEEN─OCTOBER 31 Society & Culture(holiday)

7 *PROTESTANTISM IS THE MOST COMMON RELIGION IN AMERICA. *ABOUT 51.3% PEOPLE IN AMERICA BELIEVE IN PROTESTANTISM( 新教 ). 23.9% PEOPLE IN AMERICA BELIEVE IN CATHOLICISM( 天 主教 ). 1.4% PEOPLE IN AMERICA BELIEVE IN JUDAISM( 猶太教 ). 1.7% PEOPLE IN AMERICA BELIEVE IN MORMONISM( 摩門 教 ). 0.7% PEOPLE IN AMERICA BELIEVE IN BUDDHISM( 佛教 ). 0.6% PEOPLE IN AMERICA BELIEVE IN ISLAMISM( 伊斯蘭 教 ). 1.6% PEOPLE IN AMERICA BELIEVE IN OTHER RELIGION OF CHRISTIANITY( 基督教 ). *CATHOLICS( 天主教徒 ) RECITE SUTRAS( 誦經 ) IN THEIR DAILY LIFE. *CHRISTMAS AND EASTER ARE IMPORTANT TO AMERICAN. Religion

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