35 THINGS YOU DID
NOT KNOW ABOUT
The U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition in the 20s and 30s, killing over 10,000 people.
Every hour, at least
1 person is killed by a drunk driver in the U.S.
100 acres of Pizza are served in the U.S. every day.
Just 2.5 million people
lived in the U.S.A. in 1776.
Today it’s 314 million.
If you have $10 in your
pocket and no debts,
25% of Americans.
An American soldier ran across
the border to North Korea In
1962 and has been living there
has been employed
5 cents per day
Thousands of Americans
migrated to the USSR
in the 1930s during
the Great Depression.
A Slave in America
in 1850 would cost
in 2013 dollars.
Exposure to Secondhand smoke causes nearly 50,000 deaths each year in the U.S. alone.
Russia & America
are less than
4 km apart at the
25 % of
One American consumes as much resources as 32 Kenyans.
Every second, Americans collectively
eat 100 pounds of chocolate.
America's first slave owner was a black man.
About 20 million Americans live in mobile homes.
9 million people are in prisons around world, and a quarter of them are in the U.S.
There are at least 97 people called "LOL" in the U.S.
In 1962, the U.S. blew up a hydrogen bomb in space that was 100 times more powerful than Hiroshima.
The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867.
The average U.S. worker stays at each of its jobs for 4.4 years.
8 billion chickens are consumed in the U.S. each year.
of births in the U.S. come from unmarried women.
Apple has more operating cash
It's completely legal for
minors to smoke cigarettes
in the U.S. and parts of Europe.
What they can't do is purchase them.
Every day, nearly 4000 teens in the U.S. smoke their first cigarette, while 1,000 start smoking on a daily basis.
Smoking causes 1 in every 5 deaths in the U.S. every year.
are consumed in the U.S. every day.
1 in 3 Americans is obese.
Every tweet Americans send is being archived by the Library of Congress.
Medical errors are the 6th leading cause of the death in the U.S.
The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor's degrees.
College textbooks prices in the U.S. have risen faster than healthcare, housing, and inflation.