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Title: Places of interest in the USA


1
Places of interest in the USA
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  • Cities
  • National Parks
  • Other places

2
San Francisco
  • in California, overlooks a bay
  • past
  • a Spanish fort
  • California Gold Rush (1849)
  • 1906 Great Earthquake
  • a picturesque city
  • steep streets
  • cable cars
  • a mix of architecture
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Chinatown
  • the oldest
  • Alcatraz Island
  • Al Capone

3
Golden Gate Bridge
  • Autor Kkandru, Název Golden Gate Bridge
    UpClose.JPG
  • Zdroj
  • http//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/FileGolden_Gate
    _Bridge_UpClose.JPG

4
Los Angeles
  • The City of Angels
  • the most populous in California, the second
    largest in the USA, 3rd largest economic center
  • past
  • founded by Spanish
  • a part of Mexico (1821 48)
  • 1906 Great Earthquake
  • world center of business, international trade,
    fashion, entertainment, media, science,
    education
  • capital of the film industry
  • Hollywood
  • Beverly Hills
  • semi-tropical climate
  • beaches, palms
  • traffic jams, pollution

5
Los Angeles
  • Autor Nserrano, Název LA Skyline
    Mountains2.jpg
  • Zdroj
  • http//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/FileLA_Skyline_
    Mountains2.jpg

6
Chicago Detroit
  • in Illinois on Michigan Lake, near the
    Mississippi River
  • third most populous
  • food and engineering industry
  • Willis (Sears)Tower, universities
  • OHare Airport
  • Czech (Ant. Cermák), Slovak, Polish communities
  • basketball Chicago Bulls
  • in Michigan
  • French settlement (Ant. Cadillac)
  • industrial city Ford, General Motors, Chrysler
  • Motown soul music
  • Suzi Quatro, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder
  • 81 African - Americans

7
Sears Tower in Chicago
GENERAL MOTORS
  • Autor Daniel Schwen, Název Chicago Sears
    Tower.jpg
  • Zdroj
  • http//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/FileChicago_Sea
    rs_Tower.jpg
  • Autor James Marvin Phelps, Název GM HQ.jpg
  • Zdroj
  • http//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/FileGM_HQ.jpg

8
Other cities
  • New Orleans
  • in Lousiana, port, French origin French
    Quarter, cradle of jazz
  • Boston
  • in Massachusetts, Cradle of Liberty, Boston Tea
    Party, Harvard University, MIT (Cambridge)
  • Nashville
  • in Tennessee, capital of country music
  • Houston
  • in Texas, oil centre, NASA base
  • Miami
  • in Florida, Spanish, tropical climate Miami
    Beach, Gateway to America, culture, trade,
    industry, education
  • Dallas
  • in Texas, oil industry, cotton market, J. F.
    Kennedy

9
National Parks
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Wyoming, Montana, Idaho
  • lakes, canyons, rivers, geysers, waterfalls, mud
    volcanoes, mountains
  • grizzly, black bear, wapiti dear, wolves, bison,
    bald eaglesubalpine forest
  • hiking, camping, boating, fishing
  • Yosemite NP
  • California, Sierra Nevada
  • Yosemite Valley, Giant Sequoia
  • granite cliffs (El Capitan), canyons, waterfalls,
    glaciers
  • Everglades NP
  • Florida
  • crocodiles, aligators, panthers, birds, mangrove
    ecosystems
  • recreation camping, ski jets, airboats
  • Grand Canyon
  • Arizona, Colorado Plateau
  • Colorado River, Pueblo people

10
Other places
  • Niagara Falls 52m
  • Meteor Crater - Arizona
  • Monument Valley AZ, red stone spires /Desert
    Gothic
  • Disney World Orlando, LA
  • Little Bighorn Battlefield
  • New Mexico
  • Seattle Washington, beautiful
  • Princeton univers, A. Einstein
  • Philadelphia Declaration, Constitution
  • New Haven - Yale
  • Plymouth - pilgrims
  • Mt Rushmore S. Dakota, 4 prezidents

11
Thank you for your attention.
  • Autor DUM Mgr. Darina Sikorová
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