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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 →

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. It is through the development of popular music in the 20th century that the USA has dominated… Read Article →

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. The state capital is Olympia, and the largest city is Seattle. The second Washington is the capital of the United States of… Read Article →

The Unites States of America are situated in the central part of the North American continent. Its western coast is washed by the Pacific Ocean and its eastern coast – by the Atlantic Ocean. The total area of the USA is over nine million square kilometres. The population of the USA is more than 236… Read Article →

A holiday is a day set apart for religious observance or for the commemoration of some extraordinary event or distinguished person, or for some other public occasion. National holidays are days set aside by official government proclamation to celebrate different occasions. The U. S. has no national holidays, except Independence Day which is celebrated on… Read Article →

The “Stars and Stripes” 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. Every country has its own flag. In 1776 the thirteen colonies declared their independence from… Read Article →

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