Startling facts about America that most people are unaware of

Startling facts about America that most people are unaware of

DC Charter BusWhile many call it the “Land of the Free” or “Mericuh”, America still has many startling secrets and facts that will blow your mind away. It’s time you take a little break from chunking down that hamburger and watching your TV screen and educate yourself!  We have researched 20 (another 2 as bonus) amazing little known facts about America that will surely fascinate you to the very core.

  1. Believe it or not, U.S. Treasury is the second richest organization; Apple Inc. has more money.
  2. Americans who don’t believe that they actually landed on the moon comprise of an astonishing 27% of population.
  3. Did you know that you are richer than 25% of America’s overall population if you have a ten dollar note in your wallet and no debt? Sounds crazy, but it is true.
  4. Virginia is known to be positively presidential as the state has birthed more presidents than any other state in the U.S.
  5. A fact to warn you: the Library of Congress takes account of and keeps an archive of EVERY tweet you post on Twitter.
  6. Did you know that 40% of all children born in the States every year are from unmarried women; talk about some feminism!
  7. Alaska is the proud state with the highest percentage of people walking. Majority of its residents prefer walking to their offices than taking the public transport.
  8. Did you know that the national animal of the country is the grizzly bear even though it has not been spotted since 1922?
  9. Battle Creek, Michigan is known as the cereal producer city as most cereal manufacturing companies are headquartered in Michigan than anywhere else in the world.
  10. Did you know what the seven rays on the crown of Statue of Liberty signify? Take a wild guess… It’s the seven continents.
  11. Did you know that cows in Montana outnumber humans 3 to 1?
  12. America still doesn’t have an official national language, and you thought English was its official language.
  13. Did you know the liberty bell received its famed fatal crack on the eve of George Washington’s Birthday in 1846 when it was first ringed?
  14. Did you know Louisiana has about 2,482 small islands, many of which are still undiscovered covering an area of 1.3 million acres?
  15. If you don’t already know why the US highway 55 in Colorado is known as the Million Dollar highway, it is time you should. It’s because the roadbed are paved with a low-grade gold ore.
  16. Ever wondered why there seems to be broken shackles at the feet of the Lady Liberty? It is to signify freedom from tyranny and oppression.
  17. Did you know that Alaska, geographically speaking, is 429 times bigger than Rhode Island, and yet Rhode Island is the one with the more population?
  18. Did you know that California alone experiences about 500,000 detectable seismic tremors annually? If you live in California and wondered why the grounds seems to be shaking every now and then, well it isn’t your subconscious or delusion, it’s actually happening below your feet.
  19. The most crooked and a twisted street to be found in the world is the Snake alley in Iowa.
  20. Did you know that the Venus fly traps are native to Carolinas alone? Surprisingly amazing, right?
  21. Did you know which state is known to have the highest roller coaster rides in the whole world? Our very own New Jersey!
  22. Did you ever come to know the astonishing fact that during World War II, Japanese sent bombs through sky balloons? Many of them landed and caused damage, killing many families. The more haunting fact, however, is that many are still buried under that lands we live with the potential to go off any minute.

 

Now all this new information calls for a trip to the States if you aren’t already on it. Better; take as many folks as you like and tour the States in a private charter bus. We provide DC Charter Bus services to make sure you have the best vacation of your life!

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