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New Hampshire

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									American studies



             Students:Andrew Chukardin
                    Aleksandra Nesterko
                    Valeriya Hohlenkova
                 Teacher: Galina Kulpina




 Pärnu Vene Gümnaasium
           2011
New Hampshire: People and Places
What our students would like to know about
             New Hampshire.
        Our questions



What can I learn about New Hampshire in American
mass media (namely in the “New York Times”)?
   Where is this state situated?
      What is its capital?
 New Hampshire is a state in the New
  England region of the northeastern United States of
  America.
 The city of Concord is the capital of the state of New
  Hampshire in the United States.
Who were the first people
settled in this part of the
         country?
             What is the history of
              New Hampshire?
 New Hampshire was one of the thirteen colonies that rebelled against
  British rule during the American Revolution. By the time of the
  American Revolution, New Hampshire was a divided province. It was
  the first state to declare its independence.
  What is the main religious
confession of New Hampshire?
         Is this state famous for its
                  literature?
 Many novels, plays and screenplays have taken place in New Hampshire.
     The state has played other roles in fiction, including:
1.    Peterborough is the inspiration for the town of Grover's Corners,
      in Thornton Wilder's play Our Town.
2.    The novel Peyton Place was inspired by Gilmanton, New Hampshire.
3.    John Knowles based the Devon School in A Separate Peace on the Phillips
      Exeter Academy in Exeter.
4.    The prep school in John Irving's The World According to Garp was also
      based on the Phillips Exeter Academy.
Can you name some outstanding
      people of the state?




    Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (1867 - 1944) American
                composer and pianist.
Can you name some outstanding
      people of the state?




    Philip Edmund Booth (1925 - 2007) American poet and
    educator.
Can you name some outstanding
      people of the state?




    John Langdon (1741 - 1819) A politician.
What can I learn about New Hampshire
      in American mass media?
Main articles in New York Times
   about New Hampshire.
Thank You for Attention!

								
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