What are some of the most mind-blowing facts about the United States?
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America has been at war for around 90% of its existence
Since 1776, America’s population has grown from 2.5 Million to 314 Million
Some New York apartments are more expensive than castles
Americans eat 10 billion donuts every single year
It is illegal to carry ice cream in your back pocket in Kentucky
It is illegal to hunt camels in Arizona
It’s legal for children to smoke; they just can’t purchase cigarettes.
Texas is larger than any country in Europe except Russia
100 acres of pizza are served every day
Cows outnumber humans three to one in Montana
Russia sold Alaska to the United States for 2 cents per acre
The government spends 9.4 cents for every nickel they make
Over 60% of Americans are white (around 63% to be exact)
One in eight people in the United States has been employed by McDonald’s
There are 310 million privately owned guns: that is almost 1 for every person in USA
In 1783, the United States became the first country to gain independence from a European power
There is no official language in the United States
More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese
The United States experiences the highest rate of tornadoes of any country in the world. On an average, the country deals with more than 1000 tornadoes every year.
The United States of America has the world’s largest air force. It was founded on September 18, 1947. The USAF with more than 5,369 military aircraft is the most technologically advanced air force in the world.