The Declaration of Independence was actually signed on July 2, 1776.
German was almost the national language.
The U.S. technically consists of 46 states and 4 commonwealths (in addition to 16 territories).
Though presidents can only be in office for 2 terms, there has been only one who was in office for more than this. Can you guess who?
The current flag of the United States flag was designed by a high school student who initially received only a B- for design. - Today I Found Out Online
“Statistically, the deadliest job in America is being the President. Of the 45 men who’ve held the post, four have been assassinated in office-- a rate of roughly nine percent killed on the job.” - RD Online
“The seven rays on the crown of the Statue of Liberty represent the seven continents.” - List 25 Online
“The Library of Congress is keeping an archive of every tweet ever tweeted.” - Atlantic Online.
The tallest mountain in the world is actually located in the United States. Located in Hawaii, Mauna Kea is more than twice Mt. Everest’s (base-to-peak) height when measured from the seafloor. - US City Traveler
NYC’s Chinatown has the most Chinese residents in the Western Hemisphere. - US City Traveler