Презентация на тему History оf the USA

History Of The USA Traditionally, the very beginning of the United States’ history is considered from the time of European Various origins have been assigned to the Indian race. The more or less believable explanation is At the height of the Ice Age, between 34,000 and 30,000 B.C., much of the world's At its peak, Beringia is thought to have been some 1,500 kilometers wide. A moist and treeless  tundra, it was covered with grasses and plant life, attracting the They would have been following game, as their ancestors had for thousands of years, along the When Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492 he was welcomed by a The most marked physical characteristics of the Indian race type are brown skin… …dark brown eyes... …prominent cheek bones… …straight black hair… …scantiness of beard.. The eye is not held so open as in the Caucasian and seems better adapted to The nose is usually straight and well shaped, and in some tribes strongly aquiline. They had a highly stratified society with chiefs, nobles, commoners, and slaves. Public display and disposal of wealth were basic features of the society. Their art work, for which they are famed, also included the making of ceremonial items, such Thickly wooded, with a temperate climate and heavy rainfall, the area had long supported a large Exploration and ColonizationBby Christopher Columbus and The First Pilgrims In 1492, on behalf of the King and Queen of Spain, Christopher Columbus was trying to Surprisingly, he didn`t get to China. Instead, he found some islands in the Atlantic Ocean near Columbus thought he was near the Indies, so he called people Indians. By accident, this sailor Автор: учитель английского языка       гимназии №2

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History
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The USA


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from the time of European exploration and settlement, starting in the 16th century, to the

Traditionally, the very beginning of the United States’ history is considered from the time of European exploration and settlement, starting in the 16th century, to the present. But people had been living in America for over 30,000 years before the first European colonists arrived.


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or less believable explanation is following...

Various origins have been assigned to the Indian race. The more or less believable explanation is following...


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B.C., much of the world's water was contained in vast continental ice sheets. As a

At the height of the Ice Age, between 34,000 and 30,000 B.C., much of the world's water was contained in vast continental ice sheets.

As a result, the Bering Sea was hundreds of meters below its current level, and a land bridge, known as Beringia, emerged between Asia and North America.


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kilometers wide.

At its peak, Beringia is thought to have been some 1,500 kilometers wide.


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and plant life, attracting the large animals that early humans hunted for their survival.

A moist and treeless tundra, it was covered with grasses and plant life, attracting the large animals that early humans hunted for their survival.


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thousands of years, along the Siberian coast and then across the land bridge.


They would have been following game, as their ancestors had for thousands of years, along the Siberian coast and then across the land bridge.



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he was welcomed by a brown-skinned people whose physical appearance confirmed him in his opinion

When Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492 he was welcomed by a brown-skinned people whose physical appearance confirmed him in his opinion that he had at last reached India, and whom, therefore, he called Indios.


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brown skin…

The most marked physical characteristics of the Indian race type are brown skin…


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…dark brown eyes...


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…prominent cheek bones…


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…straight black hair…


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…scantiness of beard..


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and seems better adapted to distance than to close work.

The eye is not held so open as in the Caucasian and seems better adapted to distance than to close work.


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tribes strongly aquiline.

The nose is usually straight and well shaped, and in some tribes strongly aquiline.


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slaves.

They had a highly stratified society with chiefs, nobles, commoners, and slaves.


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society.

Public display and disposal of wealth were basic features of the society.


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making of ceremonial items, such as rattles and masks; weaving; and basketry.

Their art work, for which they are famed, also included the making of ceremonial items, such as rattles and masks; weaving; and basketry.


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had long supported a large Native American population.

Thickly wooded, with a temperate climate and heavy rainfall, the area had long supported a large Native American population.


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Exploration and Colonization

Bby Christopher Columbus and The First Pilgrims


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Christopher Columbus was trying to find a way from Europe to the Far East. This

In 1492, on behalf of the King and Queen of Spain, Christopher Columbus was trying to find a way from Europe to the Far East. This is the map he used.


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in the Atlantic Ocean near North America.

Surprisingly, he didn`t get to China. Instead, he found some islands in the Atlantic Ocean near North America.


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Indians. By accident, this sailor from Spain discovered a new world.


Columbus thought he was near the Indies, so he called people Indians. By accident, this sailor from Spain discovered a new world.


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Автор: учитель английского языка
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г. Н. Новгорода
Сидорова Ольга Александровна


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