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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. The House of Representatives is the institution of the federal government. The states are divided into congressional districts or constituencies of roughly equal size… Read Article →

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. The difference is in the pay and benefits. Many persons with a full-time… Read Article →

The animal geography of the United States, however, is far from a natural pattern, for European settlement produced a series of environmental changes that grossly altered the distribution of animal communities. First, many species were hunted to extinction or near extinction, most conspicuously, perhaps, the American bison, which ranged by the millions nearly from coast… Read Article →

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 conurbation a territorial coalescence of two or more sizeable cities whose peripheral zones have grown together – may have first appeared in early 19th century Europe. For… Read Article →

The United States is the worlds greatest economic power, measured in terms of gross national product (GNP). The nations wealth is partly a reflection of its rich natural resources and its enormous agricultural output, but it owes more to the country’s highly developed industry. Despite its relative economic self-sufficiency in many areas, the United States… Read Article →

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 is mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, arctic in Alaska, semiarid in the Great Plains west of the Mississippi River, and arid in… Read Article →

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. So ten years ago the Congress reformed the entire system of American Holidays to make them more convenient… Read Article →

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. The United States has many kinds of climate. The weather ranges… Read Article →

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. Los Angeles County has 81 miles of coastline. There are such rivers as the Los Angeles, the… Read Article →

Government – Государственное управление. Законодательная власть Government – Государственное управление. Законодательная власть The legislative branch of the government is the Congress, which has two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives. Powers granted Congress, under the Constitution include the power to levy taxes, borrow money, regulate interstate commerce, declare war, seat members, discipline its… Read Article →

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