Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Fun Facts About America

  • Alaska is the state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work.
  • Although the grizzly bear is California’s official state animal, none have been seen there since 1922.
  • Montana has three times as many cows as it does people.
  • The Liberty Bell was last rung on George Washington’s Birthday in 1846. It received its fatal crack a few hours later.
  • US Highway 550 in Colorado became known as Million Dollar Highway because its roadbed was paved with low-grade gold ore.
  • The state of Alaska is 429 times larger than the state of Rhode Island, but Rhode Island has a significantly larger population.

-Kara Kelso

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