The United States
of America

Flag of America

    Interesting Facts:

"In God We Trust" is our National motto

America's Birthday is on the 4th of July

he Population of America is 293,500,000

Rhode Island is the smallest state in the U.S.

The Capital City of America is Washington, D.C

George Washington had false teeth made from elephant and walrus tusks, not wood.

George Washington Carver, who discovered more than 300 uses for peanuts

The "largest" city in the United States is Juneau, Alaska. It covers about 3,000 square miles

Venus Fly Traps only live in the wild in the Carolinas and nowhere else in the world.

Martin Luther King, Jr., was originally named Michael, like his father. When Jr. was 5, dad changed both their names to Martin.

Amelia Earhart was the first female to fly across the Atlantic

The first American poet to achieve any notoriety was an African female slave named Phillus Wheatly. One of her poems was first published when she was 13.

Technically, the United States has only forty-six states: Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Massachusetts are Commonwealths.

The largest underground cave in the world: 300 miles long, the Mammoth-Flint Cave system

Map of America

Industries In America


Motor Vehicles

Consumer Goods







Food Processing

The President of the United States

Barack Hussein Obama II  
 He is the 44th President of the United States of America
He is the first African American to have been elected as President in America
The President is both the head of state and government, as well as the military commander-in-chief, chief diplomat and chief of party  
The President, according to the Constitution, must "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." 

Government –
The United States Congress is the legislative branch of the federal government

It has two legisltive or parliamentary chambers containing the House of Representatives and the Senate
The House of Representatives consists of 435 voting members, each of whom represents a congressional district and serves for   a two-year term
The Senate has two Senators from each state who serve six-year  terms, for a total of 100 Senators
The federal government has three branches: the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial

Agricultural Products
of America




Dairy Products  
Forest Products

Religions in the United States

Approximately 79 % of all adult American citizens identified themselves as Christians 
Approximately 15% of adult population has no religious affiliation 
Approximately 6% of the adult population are non-christian religionswhich includes Judaism, Hinduism,Islam, and Buddhism

Famous Landmarks in America

    The Statue of

The inscription on the Statue of Liberty r

"Give me your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me.

I lift my lamp beside the golden door."

She was a gift from France 
The statue is of a robed woman holding a torch

The statue is made of a sheeting of pure copper

The statue is 151 ft tall

The statue is located in the New York Harbor, in New York
She was dedicated on October 28, 1886 commemorates the centennial of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence

She was given to the United States to represent the friendship established during the American Revolution

My Old Kentucky Home

State Park

Is a state park that
is located in Bardstown,

The former plantation is called Federal Hill

Federal Hill was once owned by the Rowan family

Stephen Foster wrote
My Old Kentucky Home
based on his visit to this house in 1852

Listen to My Old Kentucky Home - Kentucky's State song
                                        By:  Coro Gracias                                    
                       At - World Camp Perú 2008

      Jefferson Davis Monument and State Park

Is a Kentucky State Park that honors the birthplace of Jefferson Davis the President of the Confederate States of America
The monument is located in Fairview, Kentucky on U.S. Highway 68
Located in the park is a “351-foot tall concrete obelisk, which is “a tall, narrow, four-sided, tapering monument which ends in a pyramidal top

Mount Rushmore

Located in South Dakota
It’s a Granite Sculpture

There are four heads on display

They are:
George Washington –
         1st President in office in the years 775-1783

Thomas Jefferson –
3rd President in office in the years 1801-1809
Abraham Lincoln – 
        6th President in office in the years 1861-1865 

Theodore Roosevelt–

        26th President in office in the years 1901-1909

Mount Rushmore                      
                     attracts approximate
                two million people annually

American Arts and Crafts

Leather Crafting
Wood Craving


(To name a few)

Music in the USA

America's Favorite Foods

 America is a Melting Pot of many different cultures so we are not known for liking one or two items in a specific food group. Our rich multicultural heritage has expanded our love for food to include many, many, many types of cuisine.
We love them all!

That includes...
Soul Food
Southern Foods
And the list goes on,and on,and on ....

       What is your favorite food?
  ***2 extra bonus points if you answer this question on your questionnaire
       and tell me what makes this particular food superior  to all of the other that you have eaten.

Boots Randolph
A Celebrity with roots close to our home

Randolph was born in Paducah, Kentucky, and grew up in the rural area of Cadiz, Kentucky

He is famous for playing the Sax

He is honored in the Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame for his outstanding ability of playing the saxophone

Take a moment and listen to Boots Randolph play
Yakety Sax

Americans Also Like...

Country & Western
Blue Grass

Easy Listening


(To name a few)
What Is Your Favorite Music? 

***Write a paragraph on the back of your questionaire and tell what your favorite music is and Why it is your favorite and receive up to 5 extra bonus points

Click on the arrow and listen to a Young man Sing
"I'm Proud To Be An American"

He Is Awesome!!

Take a Tour of America
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