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Transcript of USA

The United States of America
Continent
Maps
Regions
Monuments
Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial - Washington D.C.
Statue of Liberty-
New York City
Mount Rushmore-South Dakota
Land of the Red, White & Blue
Government
Three Branches
Executive
Legislative
Judicial
Three levels
Federal
State
Local
Political Parties
Republican
Democrat
History
Formation and Early National Era
Civil War & Reconstruction
Colonial Period
20th Century
Religion and Language
No official language at federal level
English de facto national language
Spanish 2nd most common
No official religion
Almost 80% identify as Christians
Protestant (51%)
Roman Catholic (24%)
Judaism (1.7%)
Islam (0.6%)
Agnostic, Atheist, no religion (16%)
Church attendance by state
http://aschmann.net/AmEng/
http://web.ku.edu/~idea/northamerica/usa/usa.htm
Dialects by Region
Holidays and Celebrations
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas
Mardi Gras
St. Patrick's Day
Cinco de Mayo
Halloween
http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/videos.html
Where to go and what to see?
Northeast/Mid-Atlantic
New York City
Boston, MA
Philadelphia, PA
Washington D.C.
South/Mid-West
Florida Keys
Orlando, FL
New Orleans, LA
Chicago, IL
West
Los Angeles, CA
Las Vegas, NV
Grand Canyon
How to get there?
Planes
Trains
Automobiles
How to Dress?
Men
Women
No required dress code but some events will require certain dress.
Ex. Business events, special occassions
What will I eat?
Everything!
Diverse backgrounds influence cuisines
http://prezi.com/z22_fzdjge7v/places-to-go/
Have a problem?
Call 911
Contact local police
1620
Pilgrims arrive on Mayflower. Establish Mayflower Compact
1732
13 colonies established
1764
Great Britain starts taxing colonists
1776
Declaration of Independence
1776-1783
Revolutionary War
1787
Constitution Written
1789
1803-1850
Westward Expansion
1850-1859
Great Compromise
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Dred Scott decision
1860
1861
Confederate States of America formed
1861-1865
Civil War
Lincoln assassinated
Slavery Abolished
1865-1877
Reconstruction
Civil Rights Act
Early 1900s
Industrial Revolution
1917-1918
World War I
1920s
Roaring 20s
Women's suffrage
Stock market crash
1930s
Great Depression
The New Deal
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1940-1945
Pearl Harbor
World War II
1945-1964
Baby Boom
Cold War
Civil Rights Movement
John F. Kennedy
1965-1990
Vietnam War
Counterculture
Watergate
End of Cold War
1990-Present
Gulf War
9/11
War on Terror
Barack Obama
Enjoy America the Beautiful
Military
Navy
http://prezi.com/e2pbphqokx5q/us-navy/?kw=view-e2pbphqokx5q&rc=ref-9845473
U.S. Air Force
http://prezi.com/eluuxmzv-mey/us-air-force/?kw=view-eluuxmzv-mey&rc=ref-9845473
U.S. Army
http://prezi.com/cuko0xegma02/us-army/?kw=view-cuko0xegma02&rc=ref-9845473
Coast Guard
http://prezi.com/osvfzskrof2f/us-coast-guard/?kw=view-osvfzskrof2f&rc=ref-9845473
Marine Corps
http://prezi.com/gjtx83qkx9jm/us-marines/?kw=view-gjtx83qkx9jm&rc=ref-9845473
American Music
http://prezi.com/x81g4-r4irdz/untitled-prezi/?kw=view-x81g4-r4irdz&rc=ref-37043017
American Flags
http://prezi.com/lubozga77tve/untitled-prezi/?kw=view-lubozga77tve&rc=ref-37043017
http://prezi.com/qcidihpvvg9w/edit/#98_1530753
http://prezi.com/xmxqixfduyyr/untitled-prezi/
US Documents
http://prezi.com/4pl5fmt221vw/us-documents/
http://prezi.com/_9w28iqs6let/edit/?auth_key=840menz&follow=4y--prld3vot#0
http://prezi.com/pghiqs7jn1fi/edit/?auth_key=yz252sr&follow=4y--prld3vot#0
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