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USA (short version)
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1. How many states make up (formano) the USA?
The United States of America is a very big country.
It's a federation of 50 states
2.How many time zones has it got?
There are 4 different time zones.
3. Is the landscape very varied?
The landscape (paesaggio) of the USA is very varied: there are forests, deserts, mountains and plains.
4. What are the main mountain ranges?
The three main mountain ranges (catene montuose) are: the Pacific Range, the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachian Mountains
5. And the main rivers?
The main rivers are the Mississippi river and the Missouri river
6. And the lakes?
The Great Lakes are: Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario and lake Erie.
7. What is the capital?
The capital of the USA is Washington D.C., District of Columbia.
8.What are some of the most important cities?
Some of most important cities are: New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco , Houston , Chicago, Philadelphia , Boston.
9.What form of government does the USA have?
The USA is a federal republic of 50 states. Every state has got its own (proprio) governor, police force and laws (leggi).
10. What's the American flag called? What do they represent?
The American flag, "Stars and stripes" has thirteen stripes which represent the original thirteen states that formed the United States and fifty stars, the number of the states which form the present federation.
12. When was the American constitution written?
The American Constitution is the oldest constitution in the world. It was written 200 years ago
13.Who is the president?
The President is the head of the State and is one of the most powerful (potente) men in the world.
14.Where does he live? How often and by whom (chi) is the president elected?
He lives in The White House in Washington. He is elected directly by the people every 4 years.
15.What are the 2 Houses of the Congress called?
The American Congress consists of 2 houses: The Senate and the House of Representatives.
16.What's its seat?
Its seat is the Capitol Building in Washington.
17.What are the major political parties?
The 2 major political parties are The Republican Party and The Conservative Party.
18.Why is the USA often called a "melting pot"?
America is a multicultural society, there are immigrants from all over the world, so it is often called a "melting pot" (crogiolo)
19. Would you like to go to the States? What cities/places would you like to visit/see?
yes,the USA is a great country. I'd like to see/visit.......
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