Top Ten Facts About USA

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The Top Ten

1 In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the U.S. into the "United States of the Earth".

Anyone can "propose" an Amendment, and over 11,000 such proposals have been made. Dozens are proposed every year, but only 17 have actually gone through in more than 200 years.

2 The State of New Jersey, U.S.A., was originally called Lorraine and New Sweden.
3 The launch code for all U.S. Minuteman nuclear missiles for 20 years used the same code: 00000000.
4 The first Friday of June is National Donut Day in the U.S.

To be specific, this day does not celebrate the donuts themselves, but is to honor and commemorate the US civilian volunteers [mostly women] who went directly to the dangerous battle fronts of World War 1 Europe, to serve home-cooked style food [including baked goods] to the soldiers in combat.

Not about actual donuts at all, this date honors and commemorates the American civilian volunteers [mostly women] who journeyed to the dangerous front lines in Europe during World War One, to prepare home-style food and baked goods for the combat troops.

5 The U.S. State with the longest official name is the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Ironically, it's also the smallest state.

The name takes more sapce than the state lol

6 There are at least 97 people called "LOL" in the U.S.
7 There's a town called "Big Ugly" in West Virginia, U.S.A.

Don't forget "Truth or Consequences", New Mexico.

8 In the U.S., there's an official Rock Paper Scissors League.
9 The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor's degrees.
10 The USA is the only nation to have landed humans on the moon

The Contenders

11 The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867
12 Early Spanish explorers were convinced California was an island
13 Vikings landed in New England and points south around the year 1000
14 The first airplane journey across the United States took 49 days
15 Camels are originally from North America
16 There is a town called "Truth or Consequences" in the state of New Mexico.
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