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United States of America is located in North America Continent. Washington D.C. is its capital. It has Canada up north and Mexico down south as it neighbors, on the east of it is the Atlantic Ocean and on the west of it is Pacific Ocean. English is the most spoken language, but Spanish is becoming popular with time. Because more and more people from Central America and South America come to the United States to seek a better life. On the American flag, there are fifty stars that represent fifty states of America. Those red and white strips represent its thirteen original states. The first Americans were immigrants from Great Britain. They issued the Declaration of Independence and become independent from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. Today the president of United States of America is George W. Bush; he is the forty third presidents in the country’s history.
There are several popular tourist destinations.
Yellowstone is one of the most popular national parks in the United States. Especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular areas in the park.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has sculpture of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Grand Canyon National Park is considered to be one of the major natural wonders of the world.
New York City has the Statue of Liberty.
Las Vegas is famous for massive and lavish casino resorts.
Orlando, Florida is well known for the many tourist attractions in the area, in particular the nearby Walt Disney World Resort. Sea World and Universal Orlando Resort are also nearby.
Washington D.C. the capital. People can visit the White House, and many museums.
San Francisco has the famous Golden Gate Bridge which is the largest suspension bridge in the world.
Niagara Falls is the most powerful waterfall in North America.參考資料： 也有高中兒子的媽媽
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Uncle Tom`s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the United States, so much so in the latter case that the novel intensified the sectional conflict leading to the American Civil War.
Stowe, a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist, focused the novel on the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering Black slave around whom the stories of other characters—both fellow slaves and slave owners—revolve. The sentimental novel depicts the cruel reality of slavery while also asserting that Christian love can overcome something as destructive as enslavement of fellow human beings.
Uncle Tom`s Cabin was the best-selling novel of the 19th century (and the second best-selling book of that century, following the Bible) and is credited with helping fuel the abolitionist cause in the 1850s. In the first year after it was published, 300,000 copies of the book were sold in the United States alone. The book`s impact was so great that when Abraham Lincoln met Stowe at the start of the American Civil War, Lincoln is often quoted as having declared, "So this is the little lady who made this big war.
The book, and even more the plays it inspired, also helped create a number of stereotypes about Blacks, many of which endure to this day. These include the affectionate, dark-skinned mammy; the Pickaninny stereotype of black children; and the Uncle Tom, or dutiful, long-suffering servant faithful to his white master or mistress. In recent years, the negative associations with Uncle Tom's Cabin have, to an extent, overshadowed the historical impact of the book as a "vital antislavery tool
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