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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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