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America has solidified its image as a worldwide beacon for hope and freedom as the years have gone by.

You may think you know all there is to know about this remarkable nation, but we can bet there are some fun facts here that'll be new to you!


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The battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest one in the Civil War; there were over 51,000 casualties.

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The start of World War II heralded the end of the Great depression. The wartime economic activities put many people back to work and filled up the factories.

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While Christopher Columbus was sailing the ocean on his maiden voyage to the New World, he recorded that a huge ball of fire fell into the sea from the sky. Any thoughts as to what it might have been?

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During the Boston tea party, 92,000 pounds of tea was thrown into Boston Harbor. That's about 18.5 million teabags, which would worth a million dollars today.

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Bill Clinton was the first American president to send an email from the white house.

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US athletes have won 2,522 medals at the Summer Olympics and 305 at the Winter Olympics; the United States has won the most medals in the history of the tournament.

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Although no life was lost during the carving and blasting of Mount Rushmore, a couple of workers later died from silicosis, a condition caused by inhaling the granite dust.

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Virginia and North Carolina had the highest number of military deaths, with about 31,000 each.

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The Statue of Liberty was built by Gustave Eiffel, famed for his work on the Eiffel Tower.

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A baby named Oceanus was born on the Mayflower, the ship that brought the pilgrims to America, during the voyage.

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