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Mexico’s full name translates to “The United States of Mexico.”
Abraham Lincoln had the opportunity to populate the United States with elephants. He turned the offer down.
More than 60,000 people are flying over the United States in an airplane right now.
Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States.
In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the U.S. into the “United States of the Earth”.
2nd Street is he most common street name in the United States.
Israel spent a total of just US$1250 to lobby America in 2013 while the United Arab Emirates spent US$14.2 million.
Nigeria has more English speakers than the United Kingdom.
Elmo is the most recognizable children’s character in the United States.
Fahrenheit is used as the official temperature scale just in the Bahamas, Belize, the Cayman Islands, Palau, and the United States.
80% of the world’s pain pills are consumed in the United States.
The motto on the very first official United States coin was “Mind Your Business”.
Mexico’s official name is United Mexican States.
Sweden and Norway formed a United Kingdom from 1814 to 1905.
When Germany won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it was the first time as a united country. The three previous times, the soccer World Cup was won by West Germany.
Bill Gates’ Foundation spends more on global health each year than the World Health Organization of the United Nations.
Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, was the first American president to be born in a hospital.
The United Arab Emirates has the biggest gender imbalance in the world, with 219 men for every 100 women.
Margaret Thatcher was reportedly more proud of becoming the first Prime Minister with a science degree than the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Camels are believed to have been originated in the present day United States and only later spread to Asia and North Africa.