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.
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. The 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 White House is the official Presidential residence. It has the most well-known address in the USA- 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
The National Mall is the national park in the centre of Washington. It is between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol
The are two main political parties in the USA- the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Here are some of the most famous American presidents.
The first president George Washington(1789-1797)
George Washington(1732-1799 ) 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.
The third president Thomas Jefferson(1802-1809 )
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1862) 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»
The sixteenth president Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) 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.
The twenty sixth president Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
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.
Mount 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 1.745 metres above the sea.