60. Cities of the USA
Amounts large and famous
American cities are Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco
and New York. Washington is the capital of the USA. It is situated on the
Potomac River in the District of Columbia. George Washington chose the place.
The city was founded in 1791 and named after the first president. Now
Washington is the residents of the president and the congress. The center of
the city is on Capital Hill. This building houses both the senate and a House of
Representatives. The White House is one of the oldest buildings in the city. It
is the president’s residents. Washington is a large scientific and cultural
center. There are five universities in the city. The national academy of
sciences and the library of congress are in Washington too. The national
museum, the old and new national galleries of art, Washington, Jefferson and
Lincoln memorials are among the city sites.
New York is the largest
city in the USA. It is an economic, financial, scientific and cultural center.
Dutch settlers founded the city in the 17th century. The heart of New York is
Manhattan. It was hear that the Dutch built the first building of the town. The
name Wall Street remained from those days. The business center of New York is
near Wall Street. Another famous street is Broadway. It is the longest and the
widest street in New York. It is the street where the most famous theaters are
situated. New York is the city of famous skyscrapers. The highest buildings are
Empire State Building and the United Nations building.