The day John Adams moved into White House – level 3
On November 1, 1800, President John Adams, in the last year of his only term as president, moved into the newly constructed President’s House, the original name for what is known today as the White House.
The White House is still the official residence and office of the President of the United States and where his family also lives. It is located in Washington, D.C. It covers an area of over 5,100 square meters and stands on a land of more than seven hectares.
Today, the White House also includes a medical office, a dental office, a television studio, a solarium, an indoor 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.
The White House is visited by up to 30,000 visitors a week.
Difficult words: term (a fixed period of time), hectare (10,000 square metres), solarium (a room with glass so the sunlight can come in), shelter (a place where people are protected from danger), oval (elliptical).
What are the most popular tourist attractions within the White House grounds?
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