Урок по теме: «Welcome to the USA» P2. The National Symbol of the USA, the Bald Eagle ,is the only eagle unique to North America. It was chosen as an emblem because of its long life, great strength and impressive looks and also because at that time Americans thought that this bird existed only the American continent. The eagle symbolizes independence and freedom. P7.Washington is often called «the heart of America». The government of the States works and the President lives here. The population of Washington is not big. The buildings in Washington are not high. It is because of a special law which forbids to build houses taller than the capitol. So, Washington is the city with no sky-scrapers. The White House is the official Presidential residence. It has the most well-know address in the USA-1600, Pennsylvania Avenue. It is a two-storied white building ,which consist of 132 rooms. The White house was built in1799. All the President of the USA lived in it except for George Washington (because when he was the president ,the White House had not been built yet.)America, America – my love, my dream, my fate….