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24 facts tagged with America Facts
In 1700s, the deer skin was a common medium of exchange between the trading settlers and the native Red Indians in America. This is how a buck became a slang for a dollar.
There are six times as many people of Irish descent living in America than in Ireland.
Ice cream cones were popularized in America during the 1904 World’s Fair in Saint Louis when an ice cream vendor ran out of cups and asked a nearby waffle vendor to roll up his waffles to hold the ice cream.
Sifrhippus was a species of horse about the size of an average duck and roamed North America 56 million years ago.
The retail price for the iPad would be $1,140 if it were built by American workers instead of Chinese.
The United States has paved enough roads to circle the Earth over 150 times.
The United States does not have an official language.
In the US, there are quite a few cities called Gaylord.