21 Facts About America That Most Americans Don’t Realize

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Some Americans have trouble remembering the words to the Star Spangled Banner and that is like the most basic American thing to know. It would be asking a little much to have the populace dig deeper and find out more weird things about our country. So sit back and relax, we’ve done all the research for you and I’ve provided this neat little compendium of strange but true facts about America. Educate yourself!

1 out of every 8 Americans have been employed by McDonald’s at some point.

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Apple has more money than the U.S. Treasury.

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In Montana, cows out number people 3 to 1.

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1 American consumes the same amount of resources as 32 Kenyans.

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The first person to own a slave in America was a black man.

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College athletes are are treated like celebrities when in all actuality, they are just students taking part in an extracurricular activity.

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Though most Americans speak English, we have no official national language.

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1 out every 3 Americans is obese.

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 Roughly 25% of Americans believe in reincarnation.

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 It is actually completely legal for underage kids to smoke cigarettes, but it is illegal for them to purchase them.

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Medical errors are the 6th leading cause of death in the US.

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Virginia has birthed more presidents than any other state.

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27% of Americans don’t believe we landed on the moon.

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If you have $10 in your pocket and no debt, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.

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100 acres of pizza are served in the US every day.

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Americans spend roughly 4.4 years of their life at each of their jobs.

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The Library of Congress is keeping an archive of every tweet ever tweeted.

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During prohibition the government started poisoning beer, which led to thousands of deaths.

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40% of births in America are from unmarried women.

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 22 million chickens are consumed in the US every day.

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America is one of the only countries to display their flag almost everywhere.

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America certainly is a great country and after learning some of these facts, I feel better about myself and more educated about this great land.

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