The United States of America

As you know, the USA is a very popular country. But did you know there are many fascinating facts about it? Here are five weird fun facts about the US.

  1. The first 13-star flag was designed by Betsy Ross, an American icon. The current 50-star flag was designed by a 17-year old as a school project in 1958. He actually got a B-! 15 Fasinating Facts About The USA
  2. The US developed the first nuclear weapons, using them on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki near the end of World War 2.
  3. The US was the first counrty to develop the internet.
  4. The US consumes more petroleum than any other country. Kid Facts About The USA
  5. Apple has more money than the US Treasury. Viral Nova

Internet by Microsoft Corporation via commons.wikimedia.org

American Flag by Lindsay Shover via www.freestockphotos.biz

Nuclear Bomb by U.S. Government via commons.wikimedia.org

Petroleum by Flcelloguy via commons.wikimedia.org

Apple by Rob Janoff via commons.wikimedia.org

3 comments

  1. 2022brr · November 15, 2016 at 5:12 pm ·

    Hey I really like your blog about our country’s history, I live in Pennsylvania. I go to Florida for vacation each year. I really hope you check out my blog at http://2022brr.edublogs.org/

    • ethanwgms23 · November 16, 2016 at 2:06 pm ·

      Hi 2022brr,
      I live in Kentucky and I LOVE going to Florida too. I will check out your blog and thank you! Oh and what is the best thing about living in Pennsylvannia?
      From, EthanW

  2. Olivia T · November 16, 2016 at 5:36 am ·

    Hi Ethan,

    My name’s Olivia and I come from Australia.

    I really enjoyed reading your post about the USA.

    In Australia we have a few interesting things as well, but I never knew that Apple had more money than the US Treasury! That’s amazing!

    I loved how much effort you put into it and I loved your idea of 5 interesting facts.

    Please visit my blog and leave a comment!
    http://oliviat6wildy.edublogs.org/

    From

    Olivia T 🙂