19 Facts About America That Most Americans Never Heard Of

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40% of births in America are from unmarried women

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

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

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

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

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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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Virginia has birthed more presidents than any other state.

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

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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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Roughly 25% of Americans believe in reincarnation.

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1 out every 3 Americans is obese.

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

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

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

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In Montana, cows out number people 3 to 1.

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

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

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