25 Fascinating Facts About America

Posted by on July 4, 2012

Some call it The Land of the Free, others call it ‘Mericuh. No matter what you call it though, you should take a short break from lighting fireworks and grilling hamburgers to enjoy these 25 fascinating facts about America. And as we celebrate the birth of a nation make sure to thank any veterans that you know. Happy Fourth of July!


20

Crowning Glory

The seven rays on the crown of the Statue of Liberty represent the seven continents. Each measures up to 9 feet in length and weighs as much as 150 pounds

19

Outnumbered

Montana has three times as many cows as it does people.

18

High Morale

The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

17

Creeper

The American one-dollar bill contains several hidden images, including a spider in the upper right-hand corner.



16

Coincidence?

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4, 1826 – 50 years to the day after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.