The day John Adams moved into White House – level 1

01-11-1800

On November 1, 1800, President John Adams starts to live in the President’s House. The house is new. Today this house has a different name. The name is the White House.

The White House is the place where the President of the United States lives. His family also lives there. The White House is in Washington, D.C. The house is 5,100 square meters big. The land around the house has seven hectares.

Today, the White House also has a medical office, a dental office, a television studio, a solarium, a swimming pool and a shelter against nuclear bombs.

The White House has 132 rooms, three kitchens, 35 bathrooms, and 16 bedrooms. The most famous room is the Oval Office. It is the official office of the President of the USA.

30,000 visitors visit the White House every week.

Difficult words: hectare (10,000 square metres), solarium (a sun room), shelter (a place where people are safe from danger), oval (elliptical).

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