States of America
million sq. km
Ethnic Groups: European,
African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native
States has a number of different climatic zones.
The Northern parts of the country are generally
warm in the summer and cold in the winter. While in
the South, it is hot and dry for most of the year.
Alaska, located on the Northwest coast of Canada,
is cold throughout the entire year.
eat a wide variety of food including cereals, toast
, and bacon and eggs for breakfast. Lunches usually
include sandwiches and soups, while suppers consist
of meat and potatoes. Different nationalities
influence the food choices and now many Americans
eat tacos, rice, pizza, and pasta. Fast food is
also a part of the American lifestyle with
hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, and milkshakes
being served to busy families. Desserts often
include chocolate chip cookies, ice cream, apple
pie, and cake.
and the Arts
love to both watch and participate in sports. The
national sport is baseball, while other popular
ones include football, basketball, boxing,
wrestling, car races, golf, tennis, bowling and
fishing. Water sports are also favoured such as
swimming, boating, and surfing.
film, television, and music are broadcast
throughout the world. Many famous actors, singers,
and performers are from the U.S.A.. Jann Brett, a
famous children's author, is one of many famous
of America celebrate the same holidays Canadians
do, such as Christmas, New Year's, and Easter. They
also celebrate Independence day on July4th, Martin
Luther King day, President's Day, and Memorial Day
to remember the soldiers who fought and died for
Places and Interesting Facts
Mexican food is very popular in the United States.
Salsa outsells ketchup, and fast food outlets
selling tacos, corn chips, and tortillas are
located throughout the country.
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