THAILAND Anneli Davel *The Kingdom of Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia. *Its capital and largest city is Bangkok. *The population is 64 million *Thailand covers an area of 514,000 square kilometres in the centre of the South- East Asian peninsula Symbols · Thailand Flag · Sawadi (Sawadi, meaning hello or goodbye, is likely to be the first Thai word you pick up during your travels to Thailand.) · Stupa · Muay Thai Boxing · Tuk Tuks · Asian Elephants · The national symbol of Thailand is Garuda, a half bird, half human figure · The Thai language is Thailand's national language, written in its own alphabet but many areas have their own local dialects. Facts · It is the year 2551 there.The date in Thailand is based on Buddha's death. Although Thai New Year is in April. · It snowed in Thailand in
Some of the books he wrote are: "Story of the American Flag" Profusely illustrated. "The Real Abraham Lincoln" "The Life of Alexander Hamilton" "The Real Robert Morris" (A Pennsylvania banker known as "the financier of the American Revolution.") "Story of the Great Seal of the United States." "History of American Emblems" "The History of American Heraldry" The Father of Flag Day Bernard J. Cigrand was first and foremost an American patriot. From the 1880s through the 1930s, he preached respect and honor for the nation and its flag. In 1885, however, Cigrand still a teenager and only at the beginning of his journey. He entered dental college later that year, mixing his professional studies with the promotion of the flag. In June 1886 he made his first public proposal for the annual observance of the birth of the flag when he wrote an article titled "The Fourteenth of June" in the old Chicago Argus newspaper. In June of 1888, at the same time he was graduating first
The History Of Flag Day The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes) as 'Flag Birthday'. In numerous magazines and newspaper articles and public addresses over the following years, Cigrand continued to enthusiastically advocate the observance of June 14 as 'Flag Birthday', or 'Flag Day'. On June 14, 1889, George Balch, a kindergarten teacher in New York City, planned appropriate ceremonies for the children of his school, and his idea of observing Flag Day was later adopted by the State Board of Education of New York. On June 14, 1891, the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia held a Flag Day celebration, and on June 14 of the following
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Washington D.C. Kadri Nutt 11D Location · the capital of the United States · it is situated within the District of Columbia · is located on the banks of the Potomac River · bordered by the states of Virginia and Maryland Something about History · 1791--George Washington chooses the site for the new permanent capital · Pierre-Charles L'Enfant designes the basic plan for Washington · 1800--The nation's government moves to Washington D.C. · 1814--English troops burn the capitol and other federal buildings during the War of 1812 · 1862--Slavery is abolished in Washington D.C. during the Civil War · 1888--Washington Monument opens to the public · 1943--The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated · 1961--The 23rd Amendment to the Constitution gives citizens of the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections · 1992--The House of Rep.
The United States of America Rain Ventsel 2008 Flag of the United States The 50 stars on the flag represent the 50 U.S. States The 13 stripes represent the original Thirteen Colonies that rebelled against the British Crown and became the first states in the Union. Hollywood Hollywood is a district in the city of Los Angeles Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars The word "Hollywood" is often used as a metonym of cinema of the United States It is a popular destination for nightlife and tourism and home to the Hollywood Walk of Fame Mount Rushmore Mount Rushmore is Presidential Memorial Represents the first 150 years of the history of the United States Sculptures of the hea
Julian Assange Quick overview Born: 3 July 1971 (age 39) Nationality: Australian, Occupation: Editor-in-chief and spokesperson for WikiLeaks. (WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes submissions of private, secret, and classified media from anonymous news sources and news leaks. It expects to be of assistance to people of all regions who wish to reveal unethical behaviour in their governments and corporations.) Journey to this stage of life · Parents ran a touring theatre company - His biological father was John Shipton. Mother Christine married theatre director Brett Assange. They ran a touring theatre company. His stepfather, Julian's first "real dad", described Julian as "a very sharp kid" with "a keen sense of right and wrong". "He always stood up for the underdog... he was always very angry about people ganging up on other people." · Step-father belonged to a New Age group called Santiniketan Park Association couple had a son, but broke u