USA – National economy, NY, Boston, Philadelphia
The USA is the most economically and industrially developed country in the world. The main industrial items are manufacturing steel, car industry, electronics, machinery and clothing. The main agricultural products are corn , soybeans, wheat, cotton, tobacco, cattle breeding, fruit and vegetable. The USA is rich in the mineral resources as coal, copper, lead, uranium, gold, iron and oil.
The US can be divided into several economic regions e.g. the Northeast – it is highly developed region, there are many big towns and important sea-ports.
New York is situated on the Manhattan Island. The first inhabitants of New York were the Dutch. They bought the Manhattan from the Indians only for 24 dollars. There are many skyscrapers in New York. One of the most famous skyscrapers is called the Empire State Building, other two famous towers of The World Trade Center called Twins were totally destroyed after terrorist attack on the 11 September 2001. Manhattan is famous for Broadway – it is the centre of theatres. The centre of finance is Wall Street. The Statue of Liberty stands on the Liberty Island . NYC is nicknamed “ The Big Apple”.
Boston is one of the first settlements of the British emigrants.
Philadelphia was for some time a capital of the USA. It is a town where the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution were signed and proclaimed. Now it is the centre of machinery and chemical industry.