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America – is a nation of risk-takers. • Most Americans are descendants of immigrants who left the known of the Old World for the unknown of the New. They were the first • The pioneers who lived on the frontier had a hard life, so they had to be tough and self- reliant American character • The frontiersmen had to overcome many difficulties. They shared food, build each other’s houses, fought fires. This willingness to help led to another American traits – friendliness and hospitality. • The British rarely have severe winter frosts, they don’t suffer from heat, drought and flooding. So they have excellent roads in Britain. Ideal climate The climate is ideal for growing flowers and vegetables Love of compromise • Весаuse of the fact that the land and climate in Britain don’t have extremes the British is the nation that love compromises. Russia is a vast country. So everything Russians do, they do on a grand scale. Not individuals • Russians think of themselves as members of the community. The origin of the Russian communalism lies deep in the vastness of the Great Russian Plain. Russian character • Russian have long winters and short periods when there is so much to do. This explain why Russians are inactive for long periods and then show bursts of energy. Russian character • The cruel climate, harsh history and skeptical outlook on life made Russians value stability, security and to avoid risk.
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