Here Are 21 Crazy Facts About America That Most Americans Don’t Realize

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!(via:viralnova)

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. 2-copy1

In Montana, cows out number people 3 to 1. 3-copy1

1 American consumes the same amount of resources as 32 Kenyans. 4-copy1

The first person to own a slave in America was a black man. 5-copy1

College athletes are treated like celebrities. In reality, they are just students taking part in an extracurricular activity. 6-copy1

Though most Americans speak English, we have no official national language. 7-copy1

1 out every 3 Americans is obese. 8-copy1

Roughly 25% of Americans believe in reincarnation. 9-copy1

It is actually completely legal for underage kids to smoke cigarettes, but it is illegal for them to purchase them. 10-copy2

Medical errors are the 6th leading cause of death in the US. 11-copy2

Virginia has birthed more presidents than any other state. 12-copy1

27% of Americans don’t believe we landed on the moon. 13-copy1

If you have $10 in your pocket and no debt, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans. 14-copy2

100 acres of pizza are served in the US every day. 15-copy1

Americans spend roughly 4.4 years of their life at each of their jobs. 16-copy1

The Library of Congress is keeping an archive of every tweet ever tweeted. 17-copy1

During prohibition the government started poisoning beer, which led to thousands of deaths. 18

40% of births in America are from unmarried women. 19-copy2

22 million chickens are consumed in the US every day. 20-copy2

America is one of the only countries to display their flag almost everywhere. 21-copy

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