11 Fascinating Facts You Don’t Know About US

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Think you know everything about US? You are wrong! Check out most interesting facts gathered for you!

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Being a President not that easy

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Source: veteranstoday.com


45 men held the post of the President and four of them were killed (Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, John F. Kennedy).

It makes almost 10% of the assassinated. Quite a number.

Statue of Liberty true location

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Source: statuecruises.com

The symbol of “freedom” – Statue of Liberty – is a present from France and is believed to be a New York “thing”. But, actually, it is located in New Jersey!

US debt is  $54,000 per person

Source: wikimedia.org

 

During President Barack Obama’s first term, the government increased the debt and it become larger than during all previous presidents reign combined.

 

Big Brother – FBI

Source: Amazon

Do you know that the fingerprints of 30% of the population are on file in the FBI archive?

Moreover, they used paper files instead of digital ones till 2012. So, probably, we don’t have to worry that much.

Christmas all around the country

Source: wikimedia.org

 

There are 182 places in US that have the word “Christmas” or things associated with it in their names: Santa Claus (Indiana), Christmas Valley (Oregon),  Christmas (Florida) and more.

US pizza love resulted in obesity

Overweight man eats pizza while watching tv at home

Source: fivehourdiabetic.com

30% of the population is obese and almost 60% is overweight! Why?

Two facts combined: Americans eat 100 acres of pizza each day, that’s why US the fattest country in the world.

Country of volunteers

Into the fire

Source: huffpost.com

According to Corporation for National Community Service, about 25% of Americans are volunteers, which makes almost 63M people.

US firefighters now an exception:  69 percent of them are volunteers.

Pentagon is quite big

The Pentagon

Source: time.com

Pentagon is the largest office building in the world – its area includes 17 miles of halls and corridors.

The greatest lake

Source: purch.com

Lake Superior has enough liquid to cover the entire territory of North and South America in one foot of water.

Mount Everest Kea is the highest on Earth

Source: Amazon

Mauna Kea, the highest peak in Hawaii, is considered to be the tallest mountain in the world as its bigger part is hidden underwater.

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