Some cool facts about the United States of America:
- Did you know? The United States was the first nation to use the title of “President” for its head of state.
- The current version of the American flag was designed by a high school student.
- The color green was choosen for the U.S. currency as an anti-counterfeiting strategy. When the color was adopted in the 19th century, cameras could only take black and white photographs, making it difficult to produce imitation bills.
- Nearly one-third of all land in the United States, about 650 million acres is federally owned. But foreign investors own at least 28.3 million acres of U.S. farmland, an area about the size of Ohio.
- The United States has been awarded more Nobel Prizes than any other country.
- The Pentagon, the headquarters of the Department of Defense in D.C. is the world’s largest office building by floor area.
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