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Administration. The Executive Branch of the Government - Государственное управление. Исполнительная
Administration. The Executive Branch of the Government - Государственное управление. Исполнительная
The US. Constitution defines a federal system of government in which certain powers are delegated to the national government; other powers fall to the states. ...
Administration. The Legislative Branch of the Government - Государственное управление. Законодательн
Administration. The Legislative Branch of the Government - Государственное управление. Законодательн
The legislative branch of the government is the Congress, which has two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives. ...
Administration. The Judicial Branch of the Government - Государственное управление. Судебная власть
Administration. The Judicial Branch of the Government - Государственное управление. Судебная власть
The judicial branch of the federal government is headed by the U.S. Supreme Court, which interprets the meaning of the Constitution and of federal laws. It consists of nine justices appointed for life by the president with the consent of the Senate. ...
Administration. State and Municipal Governments - Государственное управление. Правительство штатов и
Administration. State and Municipal Governments - Государственное управление. Правительство штатов и
The governments of the 50 states have structures closely paralleling those of the federal government. Each state has a governor, a legislature and a judiciary. Each state has its own constitution. ...
American Homes - Жилища американцев
American Homes - Жилища американцев
The majority of Americans live in or near large cities, but small living-town is still widespread. For the typical American family, home may be at different place every five or six years....
American Homes - Жилища американцев (2)
American Homes - Жилища американцев (2)
American homes are some of the biggest and best in the world. Many have a garage for one or two cars, a big modern kitchen, a living room, and a playroom for the children. Upstairs there are two bathrooms and three or foor bedrooms. ...
American Symbols - Символы Америки
American Symbols - Символы Америки
The American flag is often called "The Stars and Stripes", it is also called "Old Glory". It represents the growth of the nation. It has 13 horizontal stripes,7 red and 6 white which stand for the original 13 states. ...
Brief History of the USA - Краткая история США
Brief History of the USA - Краткая история США
The history of the USA dates back only to the 15th century. In the 15th century there was no USA at all. ...
Chicago - Чикаго
Chicago - Чикаго
There is a huge city in the northeastern part of the USA near Lake Michigan. In America, there are many large cities, but I would like to tell about Chicago. ...
Climate and Natural Resources - Климат и природные ресурсы
Climate and Natural Resources - Климат и природные ресурсы
The United States of America is a very diverse country. Its nature, climate, population varies from the East Coast to the west, from the northern border to the southern. ...
Climate and Nature of the USA - Климат и природа США
Climate and Nature of the USA - Климат и природа США
The USA is situated in the central part of the North American Continent. It is washed by the Atlantic Ocean in the east, by the Pacific Ocean in the west and by the Gulf of Mexico in the south. The climate varies from moderate to subtropical. ...
Climate in the USA - Климат США
Climate in the USA - Климат США
The USA is the fourth largest country in the world, after Russia, Canada and China. Including the states of Alaska and Hawaii, the US covers an area of 9 millions square km. I am going to tell you about the climate in the USA. ...
Congress - Конгресс
Congress - Конгресс
The legislative branch of national government consists of two houses — the Senate and the House of Representatives — each with a different role, different powers, and a different electoral procedure. ...
Education - Образование (1)
Education - Образование (1)
Education is not mentioned in the Constitution, nor is there any federal department of education, so the matter is left to individual states. Education is free and compulsory in all states, however, from the age of 6 till 16 (or 18). ...
Education - Образование (2)
Education - Образование (2)
The interplay of local, state, and national programs and policies is particularly evident in the field of education. Historically, education has been considered the province of the state and local governments. ...
Education in the USA - Образование в США (3)
Education in the USA - Образование в США (3)
Education in the United States of America is compulsory for children from the age of 6 till 16 (or 18). It involves 12 years of schooling. A school year starts at the end of August or at the beginning of September and ends in late June or early July. ...
Elections in the USA - Выборы в США
Elections in the USA - Выборы в США
The US Constitution includes some general provisions on the franchise. It sets forth certain requirements for candidates running for a post of a president, vice-president, senator or member of the House of Representatives. ...
Florida - Флорида
Florida - Флорида
Florida is one of the USA states. It is located in the south-eastern part of the USA. It is a peninsula territory. The capital of the state is Tallahassee. The total population of Florida is about 16,000,000. ...
Getting a Job in the United States - Получение работы в Соединенных Штатах
Getting a Job in the United States - Получение работы в Соединенных Штатах
There are two types of jobs: full-time and part-time work. A full-time job is usually 35-40 hours a week. A part-time job is 15-28 hours a week. The difference between them is more than just a matter of how long one works. ...
Higher Education - Высшее образование
Higher Education - Высшее образование
There are about 3,000 colleges and universities, both private and public, in the United States. They are all independent, offering their own choice of studies, setting their own admission standards and deciding which students meet those standards. ...
Ice Hockey - Хоккей на льду
Ice Hockey - Хоккей на льду
Ice hockey is one of the most action-paced of sports, demanding skillful skating, expert stick-handling, and masterly puck control. ...
Los Angeles - Лос-Анджелес
Los Angeles - Лос-Анджелес
I am going to tell you about Los Angeles. Los Angeles spans a widely diverse geographic area. Primarily a desert basin, the area is surrounded by the San Gabriel Mountain range and divided by the Santa Monica Mountains. ...
Music in the USA - Музыка в США
Music in the USA - Музыка в США
Almost all American composers of note belong to the 20th century, and include such names as Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Roger Sessions and Virgil Thomson. Edgard Varese and John Cage have gained fame as experimental composers. ...
National Celebrations in the USA - Национальные праздники в США
National Celebrations in the USA - Национальные праздники в США
Americans share three holidays with many countries: Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, and New Year`s Day. Easter, which falls on a spring Sunday that varies from year to year, celebrates the Christian belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ....
New York - Нью-Йорк (1)
New York - Нью-Йорк (1)
New York is the largest city in the USA and the biggest seaport. It is the business centre of the United States. New York is situated in the mouth of the Hudson river. ...
New York - Нью-Йорк (2)
New York - Нью-Йорк (2)
New York is one of the largest cities in the world and the biggest seaport. It`s the financial capital of the country. It`s the business centre of the United States. The city is situated in New York State, at the mouth of the Hudson river. ...
New York - Нью-Йорк (3)
New York - Нью-Йорк (3)
New York is the biggest city in the USA and one of the largest cities of the World* The population of this city is near 12 million people. It is the capital of New York State. ...
Nowadays USA - США в настоящее время
Nowadays USA - США в настоящее время
Nowadays USA is world`s third-largest country by size (after Russia and Canada) and by population (after China and India). The total territory of the USA is 9,630,000 sq km. It is about half the size of Russia or lightly larger than China or Brazil. ...
Outstanding Events from the History of America - Выдающиеся события в истории Америки
Outstanding Events from the History of America - Выдающиеся события в истории Америки
The first voyages along the coast of modern South and Central America were made by Amerigo Vespucci. That is why, in the 16th century German cartographer named this fourth part of the world after the explorer. ...
Philadelphia - Филадельфия
Philadelphia - Филадельфия
Philadelphia is situated in the east of the USA. It is one of the few large cities in the United States to have an old and well-preserved city centre. ...
Places of Interest in New York - Интересные места Нью-Йорка
Places of Interest in New York - Интересные места Нью-Йорка
Although New York is not the capital of the United States, it is the biggest and most important city and seaport of the country. ...
Places to See in the US: Beverly Hills - Места, которые нужно увидеть в США: Беверли Хиллз
Places to See in the US: Beverly Hills - Места, которые нужно увидеть в США: Беверли Хиллз
Most visitors to Los Angeles, California, come to see Beverly Hills. This is where are situated the homes of the movie stars. But Beverly Hills is not Los Angeles. It is a small city next to Los Angeles. All kinds of celebrities live in Beverly Hills. ...
Plant Life - Растительный мир
Plant Life - Растительный мир
The United States is rich in the variety of its native forest trees, some of which, as the species of sequoia, are the most massive known. More than 1,000 species and varieties have been described, of which almost 200 are of economic value. ...
Political Parties - Политические партии
Political Parties - Политические партии
There are two major political parties, the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Other parties have occasionally challenged these two but without permanent success. ...
Political System of the USA - Политическая система США
Political System of the USA - Политическая система США
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states. Each state has its own government («state government*). In some ways the United States is like 50 small countries. ...
President`s Day - День президента
President`s Day - День президента
American`s two most popular and famous Presidents were both born in February. Until very recently, the birthdays of each President were officially celebrated but the holidays occurring in the middle of the week disrupted the full workweek. ...
San Francisco - Сан-Франциско (1)
San Francisco - Сан-Франциско (1)
San Francisco is a special place, very different from most American cities. It lies on a small finger of land with the Pacific Ocean on one side and a huge harbour on the other....
San Francisco - Сан-Франциско (2)
San Francisco - Сан-Франциско (2)
European discovery and exploration of the San Francisco Bay area and its` islands began in 1542. In 1579, Sir Francis Drake and his crew arrived in Golden Hind and spent five weeks repairing the ship and meeting with the natives. ...
Shopping in the USA - Магазины в США
Shopping in the USA - Магазины в США
Shopping in the USA has two very important tendencies that can be determined as : «Born to shop» and «Caveat Emptor » (the Latin expression that means «the customer runs risks of buying goods of inferior quality»). ...
Statue of Liberty - Статуя Свободы
Statue of Liberty - Статуя Свободы
The Statue of Liberty National Monument officially celebrated her 100th birthday on October 28,1986. ...
Texas - Штат Техас
Texas - Штат Техас
Texas is the 28th American state, which is situated in the south of the country and could be denoted as the southeast continental part of the USA. Texas has border with other USA states: Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana....
The American Flag - Американский флаг
The American Flag - Американский флаг
The "Stars and Strippes` is a popular name for the red, white and blue flag of the United States. Another popular name is the `Star Spangled Banner`. This is also the name of the National Anthem of the United States. ...
The Base of Industry - Основа индустрии
The Base of Industry - Основа индустрии
Americas heavy industry depends upon three resources: iron ore from the Lake Superior area, coal from western Pennsylvania, and transportation across the Great Lakes District. ...
The Constitution - Конституция
The Constitution - Конституция
The American Constitution is based on the doctrine of the separation of powers between the executive, legislative, and judiciary. ...
The Discovery of America - Открытие Америки (1)
The Discovery of America - Открытие Америки (1)
America was founded by Columbus in 1492. Columbus fled to this country because of persecution by Ferdinand and Isabella, who refused to believe the world was round. ...
The Discovery of America - Открытие Америки (2)
The Discovery of America - Открытие Америки (2)
Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. He was born in Italy. His father and both grandfathers were cloth makers. Columbus was a seaman and made many sea voyages. ...
The Federal Judiciary - Федеральное судоустройство
The Federal Judiciary - Федеральное судоустройство
In the federal system there are 90 District Courts presided over by a district judge, which hear criminal cases involving breaches of federal law and civil cases on federal matters (disputes between states, non-payment of federal taxes, etc). ...
The Fifty States - Пятьдесят штатов
The Fifty States - Пятьдесят штатов
The fifty states have joined to make one nation. The United States did not always have fifty states. At first there were thirteen. As the United States grew, more states joined the union. The last two states to join were Alaska and Hawaii. ...
The Golden State California - Золотой штат Калифорния
The Golden State California - Золотой штат Калифорния
California is located in the southwestern part of the USA. It is estimated to be the richest state of the USA that is why it is also called the Golden State. ...
The Great American Game - Великая американская игра
The Great American Game - Великая американская игра
In the early days of the history of baseball there were several variations of the game known as Rounders, but the game had no set of «official» rules. People played the game by their own set of rules which were decided by local customs or decisions....
The Higher Organs of Power in the USA - Высшие органы власти США
The Higher Organs of Power in the USA - Высшие органы власти США
By the US Constitution the government of the nation is entrusted to three separate authorities: the Executive, the Legislative and the Judicial. ...
The History of "McDonald`s" and "Coca-Cola" - История "Макдональдса" и
The History of "McDonald`s" and "Coca-Cola" - История "Макдональдса" и
In 1937 the McDonnald brothers, Dick and Mark, opened little restaurant in California. They served hot dogs and milk shakes. In 1945 they have 20 waiters. All the teenagers in town ate hamburgers there. ...
The President of the United States - Президент Соединенных Штатов
The President of the United States - Президент Соединенных Штатов
Do you want to be President of the United States of America? Maybe you can apply for the post. Answer these three questions. Are you a US citizen? Are you thirty-five years old or older? ...
The Supercities - Супергорода
The Supercities - Супергорода
The unprecedented outward sprawl of American urban settlement has created some novel settlement forms, for the quantitative change has been so great as to induce qualitative transformation. ...
The USA is the most powerful and highly developed country of the world. It is situated in the central part of the North American continent. ...
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The United States of America - Соединенные Штаты Америки (2)
The United States of America - Соединенные Штаты Америки (2)
After 350 years of development the United States of America still holds the leading position in the western world. The USA is the most powerful and highly developed country of the world. ...
The United States of America - Соединенные Штаты Америки (3)
The United States of America - Соединенные Штаты Америки (3)
The USA is a federal republic of 50 states. Besides the 48 contiguous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the continent....
The United States of America - Соединенные Штаты Америки (4)
The United States of America - Соединенные Штаты Америки (4)
The United States is the worlds greatest economic power, measured in terms of gross national product (GNP). ...
The USA - США
The USA - США
The United States of America is the fourth largest country in the world (after Russia, Canada, and China). It occupies the southern part of North America and stretches from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean....
The USA. Geographical Position. Climate. Rich Resources. - США. Географическое положение. Климат. Бо
The USA. Geographical Position. Climate. Rich Resources. - США. Географическое положение. Климат. Бо
The United States of America stretches from Atlantic Ocean across North America and far into the Pacific. Because of such a huge size of the country the climate differs from one part of the country to another. ...
The US Congress - Конгресс США
The US Congress - Конгресс США
The Congress of the United States is composed of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Senate represents the states. Each state is guarantied at least one representative in the House. ...
The US Government - Политико-административное устройство США
The US Government - Политико-административное устройство США
After its 200th birthday the United States of America still holds the leading position in the western world. ...
Traditional American Food - Традиционная американская еда
Traditional American Food - Традиционная американская еда
Americans eat a lot. They have three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most of Americans don`t eat home but prefer to go to restaurants. They can choose from many kind of restaurants. ...
Traditional Regions of the United States - Традиционные регионы Соединенных Штатов
Traditional Regions of the United States - Традиционные регионы Соединенных Штатов
The differences among Americas traditional regions, or culture areas, tend to be slight and shallow as compared with such areas in most older, more stable countries. ...
Transportation - Транспорт
Transportation - Транспорт
The economic and social complexion of life in the United States mirrors the nation`s extraordinary mobility. ...
Washington - Вашингтон (1)
Washington - Вашингтон (1)
Washington, the capital of the United States of America, is situated on the Potomac River in the District of Columbia. The district is a piece of land ten miles square and it does not belong to any separate state but to all the states. ...
Washington - Вашингтон (2)
Washington - Вашингтон (2)
The beautiful city of Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States and the centre of its government. ...
Washington - Вашингтон (3)
Washington - Вашингтон (3)
Washington sprang out of a marshy wilderness. It`s named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. Washington is situated on the Potomac River in the District of Columbia. ...
Washington, D.C. - Вашингтон, округ Колумбия (4)
Washington, D.C. - Вашингтон, округ Колумбия (4)
There are two Washingtons in the USA. First Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, the state named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. ...
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