25 Fascinating Facts About America

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!

25

A Chilly Commute

alaska mountainhttp://www.businessinsider.com/here-are-the-states-where-the-most-people-walk-or-bike-to-work-2014-7

Alaska is the state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work.

24

Conspiracy Theory

moon landinghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_landing_conspiracy_theories

Some estimates say that up to twenty-seven percent of Americans believe we never landed on the moon.

23

Three Cheers for the Red, White, and Blue

us flag 1https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File_talk:Flag_of_the_United_States.svg

The American flag’s official colors are “Old Glory Red,” “White,” and “Old Glory Blue.”

22

A Grisly Realization

california flaghttps://www.sequoiaparksconservancy.org/tales/the-last-grizzly

Even though the grizzly bear is California’s official state animal, none have been seen there since 1923.

21

Cereal City

cerealhttps://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/story/news/local/2017/06/12/we-still-th/369462001/

Breakfast cereal was started, accidentally, in Battle Creek, Michigan. Although many plants have closed, it’s still known as Cereal City.



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