Interesting Facts About the U.S.

  1. 1 out of 8 Americans will work at McDonald’s some time in their lifetime.
  2. 100 acres of pizza will be consumed today and every day in the U.S.
  3. 4th of July is not really Independence Day. Congress declared us free on July 2nd. July 4th was when John Hancock who was the first to sign actually signed the Declaration of independence.
  4. 1.4 billion pounds of trash are thrown away in the U.S. daily.
  5. The U.S. consumes 18% of the energy worldwide.
  6. Abe Lincoln was the tallest president standing 6’4″. James Madison was the shortest. He was 5’4″ tall.
  7. The statue of Liberty is actually located in New Jersey waters, not New York.
  8. Your GPS is maintained and operated by the U.S. Air Force. The Air Forces is also the largest military air force in the world.
  9. The United States is more than twice the size of the European Union.
  10. The Everglades is the world’s only ecosystem where alligators and crocodiles live side by side.
  11. Christianity and Judaism are the largest religions in the States followed by Islam.
  12. Nelson Mandela was on the U.S. terror watch list until 2008.
  13. It is legal for children under 18 to smoke, just not purchase tobacco.
  14. It’s illegal to bury someone in San Francisco.
  15. Maryland is the birthplace of the Ouija board.
  16. Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke at the end of his Presidency. Afterwards his wife made all governing decisions. So technically, she was America’s first female President.
  17. MKUltra is the government’s use of mind controlling substances. The conspiracy theory was real!
  18. If you type illuminati backwards into your search engine, you land on the NSA website.
  19. Operation Paperclip used several thousand NAZI scientists after WW2. Many of these scientists participated in MKUltra.
  20. The U.S. has more people in jail than any other country in the world.

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