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English Geography & Culture II: the introduction
Transcript of English Geography & Culture II: the introduction
Position in the world
English Geography & Culture II the introduction
The United States of America
General Aspects: the names
The USA in the world
The geographical borders of the United States
48 continental or contiguous
1 peninsula: Alaska
1 archipelago: Hawaii
10 most important States
Archipelago in the Pacific Ocean
48 contiguous or continental states
1. California (Sacramento)
3.New York (Albany)
6. Florida (Tallahassee)
7.District of Columbia (DC)
(of a government or group of states) joined together, usually for national and external affairs only
(Cambridge online dictionary)
Relating to an established set of
principles governing a state
(CONSTITUTION: highest law of the country)
(a country with) a form of government in which there is no king or queen, the power of government, law-making etc being given to one or more elected representatives (eg a president, members of a parliament etc)
(Cambridge Online Dictionary)
President Barack Obama
Vicepresident Joe Biden
Symbols and National Identity
Specifically, the term "culture" in American anthropology had two meanings:
the evolved human capacity to classify and represent experiences with symbols, and to act imaginatively and creatively;
the distinct ways that people, who live differently, classified and represented their experiences, and acted creatively.
Symbol: a thing that is regarded as representing or standing for another
"What is culture?". Bodylanguagecards.com. Retrieved 2013-03-29.
The American Flag
Seal of the USA
the bold eagle
Diversity of ethnics and cultures
The American People
Latin Americans 15%
- MELTING POT
- SALAD BOWL
Black African american 12%
10. Michigan (Lansing)
Peninsula of Alaska
(Oxford online dictionary)
The Star Spangled-Banner