エリクソンの徒然なるままに連載シリーズ!

今回のシリーズはアメリカの州の紹介です!

ハワイやカリフォルニアなど、おなじみも州もありますが、まだまだ詳しくは知らない州もありますよね!また日本人が知っていることと、現地の人の認識が違う場合もあります。ぜひエリクソンの視点の州紹介、お楽しみください!!

第一回は、メリーランド!
リバティではもう知らない人は居ません。Matt先生の出身州です!
もっと知りたい方はMatt先生まで〜

WEEK 1

Name: Maryland

Year of Admittance: 1788

Size: 32,133 km2

Population: 6,045,000

Largest City: Baltimore

Capital: Annapolis

The US state of Maryland is considered a mid-atlantic state, meaning it is located in the middle of the Atlantic seaboard in the United States.  Maryland is one of the most historically important states in the US.  Many British battles and Civil war battles have been fought there.  It is also important because it borders Washington D.C.. Because of this, there are many high paying jobs and Maryland has the highest average income per household in the US.  Maryland is also home to the NSA; National Security Agency.

Maryland has 4 distinct seasons.  There is a large bay, the Cheasapeake bay and mountains in the west.  Maryland is famous for its blue crab.  Among the US, everyone knows, Crab, boiled or made into crab cakes is extremely popular in Maryland.  The first cathedral in the United States was also built here, in Baltimore in 1821. The famous musical and movie, Hairspray is also based in Baltimore, Maryland.  If you want to know more, ask Matt; Maryland is his home state.

Vocabulary

To be Considered – 見なされる

Atlantic Seaboard – 大西洋の沿岸地域

Civil War – 市民戦争

Average Income – 平均収入

Distinct – 異なる

Among – 間で

Cathedral – 大聖堂

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