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10 Facts About The United States Of America You Don’t Know

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10 Facts About The United States Of America You Don’t Know

1. Alaska Purchase –

The United States Of America purchased Alaska from Russia for only $7.2 million($121 million in 2015’s rates). USA got independence on 4th July 1776. The agreement between Russia and USA was signed on 30th March in 1867

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2. No Official Language –

Most of the Americans speak English but there’s no such thing as “official language” in the USA.

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3. Overweight –

In USA, 1 out of 3 people is overweight.

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4. Not At All Rich –

You may often compare the situation of poor peoples in India to that of USA. But for your information, almost 45% people in the USA lives below the poverty-line.

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5. First Person On Moon –

You may have heard about Neil Armstrong who was the first to person to walk on moon in the whole world. He was an American.

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6. Gun Law –

In most of the states of the USA, no license of any kind is required to purchase small weapons. 6268894

7. McDonald’s –

McDonald’s which is the largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants in the whole world, has its main headquarter in the USA.

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8. Teen Pregnancy –

USA witnesses the highest percentage of teen pregnancy among the developed nations.

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9. Capital –

Washington DC became the capital of USA in 1790. Before 1790, the capital of USA was Philadelphia.

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10. Busiest Airport –

Atlanta airport sees the most number of passengers every year from 2000. It is the busiest airport in the world.

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