There are many symbols that represent the United States of America.
Some of the most popular ones are the Stars and Stripes (the US flag), the Great Seal of the USA, the bald eagle (national bird), the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the US Capitol, the White House, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Statue of Liberty (a gift from France), the Gateway Arch (in St. Louis, Missouri), Mount Rushmore (carved on a mountain in South Dakota), the Yankee Doodle, the Golden Gate Bridge, the World War 2 Memorial, and many others.
Слайд 3Liberty Bell
The Liberty Bell is a huge bronze bell that symbolizes
freedom in the United States of America. This historic bell is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The bell was originally cast in 1752 in London, England.
Слайд 5The Crack
The bell first cracked during a test ringing. After
cracking, the bell was recast twice in 1753 in Philadelphia by John Pass and John Stow .
The bell cracked again on July 8, 1835.
Слайд 6Inscriptions on the Bell
Across the top of the bell is the
inscription, "PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND UNTO ALL THE INHABITANTS THEREOF LEV. XXV X."
Слайд 7The Lincoln Memorial
The Lincoln Memorial commemorates the life of Abraham Lincoln, the
16th President of the United States. It is located in Potomac Park, Washington, D.C.
Слайд 8Mt. Rushmore National Memorial
Mt. Rushmore National Memorial is a huge mountain
sculpture of four US Presidents, located near Keystone, in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The Presidents depicted are:George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.
Слайд 9Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is a huge sculpture that
is located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. This monument was a gift to the USA from the people of France in recognition of the French-American alliance during the American Revolution
Слайд 10Washington Monument
The Washington Monument is an obelisk-shaped building in Washington, D.C. that was
built to honor the first President of the United States of America, George Washington. This 555-foot-tall obelisk is the tallest building in the District of Columbia - by law, no other building in D.C. is allowed to be taller.
Слайд 11The White House
The White House is the official residence of the
President of the United States of America, and has been for over 200 years. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., the capital city of the USA.
Слайд 12St. Louis Gateway Arch
The St. Louis Gateway Arch is an elegant
monument to westward expansion in the USA.
Слайд 13US Capitol
The US Capitol houses the legislative branch of the American
government. The Senate occupies the building's north wing and the House of representatives is housed in the south wing.
Слайд 15The Main symbols of the usa
The USA flag
The bald eagle