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Fun Facts for the United states.

Posted by on Apr. 25, 2012 at 11:44 PM
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 ALABAMA ... Was the first place to have 9-1-1, started in 1968

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ALASKA ... One out of every 64 people has a pilot's license.

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ARIZONA ... Is the only state in the continental U.S. that
doesn't follow Daylight Savings Time.

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ARKANSAS ... Has the only active diamond mine in the U.S.

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CALIFORNIA ... Its economy is so large that if it were a country,
it would rank seventh in the entire world.


COLORADO ... In 1976, it became the only state to turn down
the Olympics.


CONNECTICUT ... The Frisbee was invented here at Yale University .

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DELAWARE ... Has more scientists and engineers than any
other state.

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FLORIDA .... At 759 square miles, Jacksonville is the U.S. ’s
largest city.

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GEORGIA ... It was here, in 1886, that pharmacist,
John Pemberton, made the first vat of Coca-Cola.

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HAWAII .. Hawaiians live, on average, five years longer
than residents in any other state.

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IDAHO ... TV was invented in Rigby, Idaho, in 1922.

ILLINOIS ... The Chicago River is dyed green every St.Patrick's Day.


INDIANA .... Home to Santa Claus, Indiana ,
which gets a half million letters to Santa every year.


IOWA ... Winnebagos get their name from Winnebago County .
Also, it is the only state that begins with two vowels.

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KANSAS ... Liberal, Kansas, has an exact replica of
the house in The Wizard of Oz.


KENTUCKY ... Has more than $6 billion in gold
underneath Fort Knox .

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