Nevada is one of the 50 states of the USA and is located in the western and southwestern regions of the country. Out of the total area of Nevada, the US government owns 80% area, which is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The government-owned land in Nevada consists of various wildlife refuges, national parks, wilderness areas, and forests.
New York City is the largest city in the USA and from 1785 to 1790 it was the capital city of the nation. In 1791, the city of Washington/Washington D.C. was founded and declared as the new capital city of the USA. FYI, the capital city was named in the honor of the first president of the USA, George Washington.
Pizza is the most preferred food in the USA followed by burgers. It is estimated by the pizza industry trade organization of the USA that almost 100 acres of pizza are served daily in the country.
The three rivers in the USA namely, New, Susquehanna, and French Broad are among the world’s 5 oldest rivers. Isn’t this amazing?
Most of us think that the official language of the USA must be English, but in reality, it’s not true. The country has no official language and English is the most common language trailed by the Spanish language.
It is very hard to believe, but it’s true that the deadliest job in America is the job of the president. Till now, 45 people held the post of the American president, and out of 45, 4 people have been assassinated during the service.
The beautiful American flag comprises 50 stars representing the 50 states of the country along with 13 red and blue stripes, which represent the 13 British colonies that were freed from the Kingdom of Great Britain to become the first states of the USA. The American flag was designed by a 17 YO high-school student, named Robert G. Heft as his school project.
The internet, which is the biggest medium for information exchange and social platforms was invented in the USA in the 1950s. The defense department of the USA developed the first packet network systems under the name of ARPANET and it was solely for military purposes at that time.
The state of Alaska originally belonged to Russia, which was sold to America on March 30, 1867, for $7.2 million. According to historians, Russia sold the land because they were facing financial issues at that time and explained that it’s hard for them to manage the cold wilderness area of Alaska. After some years from the sale, Americans discovered that Alaska holds a huge amount of natural resources including gold, oil, and coal.
18 % of the total world’s energy is consumed by the USA alone. In terms of numbers, out of 539 Quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTU), the USA consumes 98 Quadrillion British Thermal Units. The energy consumption of the USA is definitely astonishing.