Who was in school, one must remember that the world map hanging on the wall.
We even could not imagine what it might look different.
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The words of the author: It's simple: because Americans see the world. As I told a friend who lives in New York, these cards in their schools. She first saw this map at a language school. When she asked the teacher, that card, he replied: what's wrong with her?
Perhaps they, too, were surprised when they see that on our maps Russia does not cut in half, and the United States is not in the center, as it should be.
Australia map: here there are no Antarctica!