Презентация к учебнику английского языка
Афанасьевой О.В., Михеевой
The US Government
The US Constitution
Работу выполнила учитель английского языка
ГОУ СОШ №180 Белоброва Е.Д.
Who Rules the Country?
This flag symbolizes
the colony of Great Britain.
The “Continental flag”
The Revolutionary War (the War of Independence)
The colonies declared a war on Great Britain because they wanted to be independent.
The first official flag of the USA.
Was Commander in chief of the Colonial Army
All the states sent their representatives to Philadelphia
where they wrote the Constitution.
The US Constitution was written more than 220 years ago
and it is still working!
There are 26 amendments to the Constitution.
The first 10 amendments are called the Bill of Rights.
One of the issues of the war was freeing of
The Civil War(1861 – 1865)
(The War between states)
Had to lead the country through the four terrible years
the Civil War.
The 13th amendment ended slavery.
The 14th amendment made all black
people citizens of the USA.
The 15th amendment gave black people
the right to vote.
With the emancipation of the slaves, new issues, such as civil rights, appeared.
1920 – the 19th amendment gave women
the right to
In 1971 – the 26 amendment
gave people 18 years old and older the right to vote
The US Government
The House of Representatives
Meets in the US Capitol
in Washington, D.C.
The President and his helpers
They carry out the laws that
the Congress makes.
The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is made up of nine judges.
Barack Obama is the 44th president of the USA.
Obama is the 44th president of the USA.
When did the War of Independence begin?
country did the colonies in America declare a war?
On Great Britain.
Where was the US Constitution written?
Where does the US Congress meet?
In the US Capitol.
Who wrote the Constitution?
The representatives from all the states.
What branches of the US government can you name?
The President and his helpers,
The Supreme Court.
How many judges does the Supreme Court consist of?
Can the US Constitution be change?
Yes, it can be changed
How many amendments are there to the Constitution?