United States of America

poniedziałek, 13 kwietnia 2015

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is located in the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and numerous unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

Did you know that:

1. Every hour, at least1 person is killed by a drunk driver in the U.S.
2. 100 acres of Pizza are served in the U.S. every day!
3. Just 2.5 million people lived in the U.S.A. in 1776. Today it’s 314 million. . .
4. If you have $10 in your pocket and no debts, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.
Russia and America are less than 4 km apart at the nearest point.
6. America's first slave owner was a black man.
7. 1 in 3 Americans is obese.
8. There are at least 97 people called "LOL" in the U.S.
9. The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867.
10. Every tweet Americans send is being archived by the Library of Congress.

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