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WASHINGTON, D.C.


I. The White House

1.LOCATION

  • What is the address of the White House ? …………………………………………………………………………................
  • On which coast is it situated ? ………………………………………………………………………………………................
  • What is prohibited inside ? (Tick the right answer)

    dogs guide dogs pistols cameras cigarettes
    coke luggage cats sandwiches chewing gum

2. A LITTE HISTORY :

  • Who chose Washington, D.C. for his residence ?....................................................................................................................
  • What do the letters D.C. stand for ?...........................................................................................................................................
  • Who was a president for only 32 days ?....................................................................................................................................
  • What was the pet of President Benjamin Harrison’s son ?.....................................................................................................
  • How many presidents have the USA had ?..............................................................................................................................
  • Where does the Presidential Seal appear ?............................................................................................................................
  • What can you see in the centre ?...............................................................................................................................................

 

3. The PRESIDENT of the United States of America.

Name

 
Age  
Education  
He believes in ...


Family -
-
-
Pet  
In which room does he work ? "The ………. Office"

 

4. The President's CABINET :

In which Departments could the following words be found ?

 
Department of …
Department of …
Tobacco   Gulf War  
Railroad   Coins  
Vietnam War   Flu'  
Budget   Homeless  
AIDS   Unions  
Employment   Taxes  
Land sales   Retirement  


5. The POLITICAL PARTIES :

What are the 2 major parties ? …………………………………………………………………......................................................
Two animals have something to do with politics. Explain :
…………………………………………………………………………………………………...........................................................

These presidents : Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and Bill Clinton have something in common. What is it ?
………………………………………………………………….............................................................................................................

 

II. LET'S VISIT THE CITY

1. Washington Monument
What's around it ? …………………………………………………………………………….............................................................
Why ? ……………………………………………………………………………………….................................................................

2. Capitol
Who works inside ? …………………………………………………………………………..............................................................
What is famous and very useful next to it, if you need historical documents, for example ?
……………………………………………………………………………………………….................................................................

3. Jefferson Memorial
What can be seen in the centre of the Memorial ? ……………………………………………........................................................
Jefferson was the FIRST ? / SECOND ? / THIRD ? American President : ....................................................................................

4. Pentagon
What is it ? …………………………………………………………………………………….............................................................
How many people work there ? ………………………………………………………………...........................................................

5. Lincoln Memorial
What happened in 1963 ? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………........

 

WHICH IS WHICH ?

 

Good-bye Washington, D.C.!

When was this photo taken ? ………………………………

 

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CROSSWORDS :

 

Across :
4. Martin Luther King had one in 1963.
6. The President works in the … Office.
9. Another word for the Department of Defense.
11. Vietnam War soldiers are also called …
12. It is Great on documents.
13. Symbol of the Republican Party.
15. Number of Presidents of the USA (two words)
16. Roosevelt, Kennedy and Clinton belong to the … Party.
17. The number of States in the USA.
Down :
1. He was the third American President.
2. In the Department of … , they talk about Unions.
3. The White House is at 1600, … Avenue.
5. This bird is represented on the Presidential Seal.
7. It can be the name of a President or the name of a city.
8. The Congress works there.
10. Bill Clinton admired that President.
14. Washington, District of …

 

(Updated on 19/01/2014)