1. What are
the American main geographical features?
2. What it
a federal republic?
3. What are
time zones and what are the four
time-zones of the States?
5. List its
main mountain ranges, rivers, plains and lakes and place them on the
6. What is
a transportation route? What is the most famous one in America?
the principal climatic conditions of the States.
What is Hurricane
Katrina famous for?
you had to make a summary of the events of
American history, what would you include in your list?
Describe some aspects of the life and culture
of the Indians.
What were the consequences of the
colonization for the Indians?
What was the relationship between the
colonies and Britain,
What were the reasons for the War of
Independence and what were its consequences?
War of Secession or American civil War: two
sides of America.
7. The role
in the two world conflicts.
Explain the basics of American government and
its constitutional principals.
Explain the theory of the system of checks
1. Who are
the “original” Americans?
does the American society consist of? (Refer to percentage)
3. Who were
the first settlers?
What kind of people arrive later in the
What were the consequences of this massive
What were the reactions to the later
7. Where do
the latest immigrants come from?
the two American points of view on the issue of this recent immigration.
the metaphor of the vegetable soup.
factors have contributed to America’s
position of economic world leader.
2. Why is
the American economy described as a free enterprise?
What are the main economic resources of the
1. Why is
the American eating habit generally not recommended?
2. What is
the fast food culture? In what sense
is it opposed to the slow food
some typical American dishes.
1. List the
main American festivals.
2. What are
the origins of these main festivities?
ones were imported from the immigrants and which ones are made in U.S.?