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1 Škola: Gymnázium, Brno, Slovanské náměstí 7 Šablona: III/2 Inovace a zkvalitnění výuky prostřednictvím ICT Název projektu: Inovace výuky na GSN prostřednictvím ICT Číslo projektu: CZ.1.07/1.5.00/ Autor: Radoslava Vysloužilová Tematická oblast: Reálie anglicky mluvících zemí Název DUMu: Washington Kód: VY_32_INOVACE_AJ.1.09 Datum: Cílová skupina: Žáci středních škol Klíčová slova: US, Washington, history, places of interest Anotace: Tato prezentace slouží k zopakování základních informací o Washingtonu.

2 Washington, D.C. NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. static.giantbomb.com [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW:

3 Basic information D.C. = District of Columbia named after: George Washington the capital city of the USA on the Potomac River about 90 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean city s area was originally taken from the states of Maryland and Virginia population: 646,449 (federal dictrict) NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. wikipedia.org [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW: 8/Washington%2C_D.C._locator_map.svg/750px- Washington%2C_D.C._locator_map.svg.png

4 History The District of Columbia was established by Act of Congress in 1790 Designed by French Pierre L Enfant with help of Thomas Jefferson 1800: first used as a seat of Congress 1900: Washington was horizontal and spacious city with no skyscrapers 1976: the subway system

5 The Capitol the city s most prominent landmark on Capitol Hill the place was chosen by architect L Enfant in 1790 the Library of Congess (The Thomas Jefferson Building) the largest library in the world, contains over 90 million items the Supreme Court Folger Shakespeare Library: the largest collection of Shakespeare s works, some of the items are from 17th century

6 NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. wikipedia.org [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW:

7 Washington Monument white marble obelisk in the middle of the Mall completed after four decades symbol of the city s power it is about 555ft high ringed by flags NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. fatherdadman.files.wordpress.com [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW: 12/03/washington-monument07.jpg

8 Jefferson Memorial the 20th century adaptation of the ancient Rome Pantheon commemorates the third US president 19 ft bronze statue of Thomas Jefferson holding the Declaration of Independence. NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. cdn01.dailycaller.com [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW:

9 Pentagon close to Arlington Cemetery the largest single structure building in the world pentagonal building headquarters of the Department of Defense 23 thousand employees work there

10 NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. wikipedia.org [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW:

11 White House north from the Washington Monument the president s residence on the south side of Pennsylvania Avenue home of America s First families for almost two centuries symbol of the US presidency the 2nd president - John Adams ( ) first occupied this building NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW: ites/default/files/image/white house_historypg.jpg

12 Museums and galleries Smithsonian Institution: established in 1846, on the East Mall, comprised of 14 museums and the National Zoo The National Air and Space Museum The National Gallery of Art The National Museum of Natural History National Archives

13 Smithsonian Institution vhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c0/smithsonian_building_nr.jpg

14 Universities Georgetown University (1789) - pictured George Washington University (1821) NEZNÁMÝ AUTOR. wikipedia.org [online]. [cit ]. Dostupný na WWW: ommons/c/c7/healy_hall_at_georgeto wn_university.jpg

15 Answer the following questions. 1. What does D. C. mean? 2. What s the name of the river Washington lies on? 3. The city s area was originally taken from (name two states). 4. Who was the designer of the city? 5. Is there a subway system? 6. What s the largest library in the world? 7. Why is the Folger Shakespeare Library famous? 8. What is Thomas Jefferson Statue holding? 9. What is the largest single structure building in the world? Who seats there? 10. Who was the first president who occupied the White House?

16 Sources PEPRNÍK, Jaroslav. Británie a USA. Ilustrované reálie. 1.vyd. Olomouc: Nakladatelství Olomouc s.r.o.,2004, 407 s. ISBN VESELÝ, Karel. The English Speaking Countries. 1.vyd. Praha: SPN, 1983, 258 s. ISBN CHUDÝ, Tomáš CHUDÁ, Jana. Some Basic Facts about the English Speaking Countries. 1.vyd. Havlíčkův Brod: Fragment, 1995, 79 s. ISBN

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