10Washington D. C. is the capital of the USA Washington D. C. is the capital of the USA. It lies on the Potomac River. It is located in the District of Columbia.
11Washington Monument was constructed in 1888 Washington Monument was constructed in It commemorates the first president of the USA . It is made of stone and is the highest in the USA. Its hight is 555 feet . The inside of it is hollow.
13The Capitol is the place where American Congress sits The Capitol is the place where American Congress sits. It was built in the centre of the city on the Capitol Hill. A bronze Statue of Freedom is on the top of Capitol dome.
14The Jefferson Memorial was built in memory of Thomas Jefferson , who was the third president of the USA. Ye was the author who wrote the Declaration of Independence.The Lincoln Memorial was built in memory of Abraham Lincoln , the 16-th president of the USA. He wrote the Emancipation Proclamation. This document gave freedom to the slave in America.
15The White House is the official Presidential residence The White House is the official Presidential residence. It has the most well-known address in the USA Pennsylvania Avenue.
16The National Mall is the national park in the centre of Washington The National Mall is the national park in the centre of Washington. It is between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol
33The are two main political parties in the USA- the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Here are some of the most famous American presidents.
34The first president George Washington(1789-1797)
35George Washington(1732-1799) became a real American hero George Washington( ) became a real American hero. Some countrymen loved him so much that they wanted to crown him King but he rejected this idea. He is often called one of the Founding Father of the American nation.
37Thomas Jefferson ( ) wrote a big part of the Declaration of Independence. You can judge what he considered the most important by the words for his tombstone: «Here was buried Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statue of Virginia for Religious Freedom, and Father of University of Virginia»
38The sixteenth president Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
39Abraham Lincoln ( ) was born in a log cabin and attended only one year of school. He taught himself everything he knew. So, by his work he paved his way to the presidency. Lincoln is known for fighting against slavery.
40The twenty sixth president Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
41Theodore Roosevelt did a lot of good for his country Theodore Roosevelt did a lot of good for his country. The interests of working people were close to his heart and he is remembered for his fight against financial monopolies and trusts to help economic growth. But the most importantly that he placed unique natural resources under government protection to preserve them for the future.
44Mount Rushmore national Memorial in South Dakota represents the first 150 years of the history of the USA and is 18-metre sculptures of the heads of former US presidents (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt ).The entire memorial covers 5.17 km and is metres above the sea.