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
2. No Official Language –
Most of the Americans speak English but there’s no such thing as “official language” in the USA.
3. Overweight –
In USA, 1 out of 3 people is overweight.
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.
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.
6. Gun Law –
In most of the states of the USA, no license of any kind is required to purchase small weapons. If you are an avid firearm user, check out these best optics & scopes.
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.
8. Teen Pregnancy –
USA witnesses the highest percentage of teen pregnancy among the developed nations.
9. Capital –
Washington DC became the capital of USA in 1790. Before 1790, the capital of USA was Philadelphia.
10. Busiest Airport –
Atlanta airport sees the most number of passengers every year from 2000. It is the busiest airport in the world.