Top Ten Most Iconic American Things

The Top Ten
1 The American Flag

The flag is pretty amazing! Maybe the world doesn't love America so much, and sometimes I feel the same way, but I find we are an incredible country!

The American Flag is one of the first things that comes to mind when someone mentions the United States.

2 Presidents
3 Captain America Captain Steven Grant Rogers, most known as Steve Rogers or Captain America, is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was a World War II veteran and is known as the world's first superhero. The character was created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and was portrayed by Chris Evans in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
4 Superman Superman is a comic character. And probably the first powerful superhero in the fictional world. The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933. It was published by DC comics. The first animated superhero movie was superman. ...read more.
5 Bacon Cheeseburgers

The best food ever + the best food ever = the best food ever

My favorite is a McDonald's Royale with Cheese.

6 Marriage
7 Office Buildings
8 Hot Dogs A hot dog is a cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed and served in a sliced bun as a sandwich.

They invented the Hotdog, so no surprise there.

9 Dollars and coins
10 The Statue Of Liberty

An Iconic Symbol that represents the close relations between France and America during and after the American war of Independence as it is a gift from France.

The Contenders
11 The Liberty Bell
12 Empire State Building The Empire State Building is a skyscraper situated in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Completed in 1931, it stands 1,454 feet tall and was the world's tallest building until 1971. It is famous for its Art Deco architecture and has been featured in numerous films.
13 Giant Urban Metropolis Cities
14 U.S. Capitol Building
15 Rock N Roll Rock music is a music genre that was created in the 1940s. The genre was popular during the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s. Rock bands generally consists of a guitar player, a drummer, bass player and singer. There are many rock subgenres - such as heavy metal, alternative, hard rock, grunge, and more... read more

I'm from Europe and I think that this should be number one. It's one of the few things that America exported and is liked by many, many, many people in the world.

16 Manly men
17 Stupidity
18 "Weird Al" Yankovic Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.
19 Divorce

The US divorce rate is not especially high for a western country, France has a higher divorce rate, with Belgium and Spain among others having a much higher rate.

20 Neil Armstrong Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

In 10,000 years, the only person or event from our time that will still be remembered will be Neil Armstrong, and the first time a human being left the planet and walked on another world.

21 Cowboys

The top pick is really the Flag, but as it's already number 1, the Cowboy and old west tradition gets my vote today.

22 Hamburger
23 Monument Valley
24 Corrupt School System
25 The Simpsons The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that originally started on April 19, 1987 as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show. It got its own series on December 17, 1989 and is still running as of 2023, making it the longest running animated sitcom. It is about a man named Homer... read more
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