Look for these 14 strange things US who may not know. We’re sure some will surprise you. US still remains the world’s most powerful country is sometimes a great unknown.
USA is the leading world power since the early twentieth century. Its extensive territory, with more than 9 million km2, and its large population, over 310 million people make with their natural reserves, a great power. However, it has always been said that the true potential is American patriotism, which exhibit at anytime and anywhere.
It is the third country in the world by population, and is one of the nations with ethnic and multicultural mix. Its economy is the world’s largest, with a GDP of over 15 trillion. However, some sources try to comment that China has already reached the US at this point
US territorial expansion, which since independence in 1776 has not stopped, has not been without some controversy. In the nineteenth century, the United States assimilated grounds Mexico, United Kingdom, Russia, Spain and France, and Hawaii. And of course with Spain, which they seized Cuba in 1898, but not before you make a symbolic payment.
During the twentieth century United States was instrumental to the victory of the Allies in the First and Second World War and strengthened democracy (or influence) to almost everyone, not without controversy in Vietnam and in any country of America America.
America is a country of contrasts that has many in favor, but also detractors, so here we leave a list of photos curious, some humorous, what can be seen in the US:
1. They have the most amazing basketball league in the world
When it comes to basketball, no country overshadows the NBA, the American League. There are millions of people around the world who follow this league and attending a game is a real treat. Legendary players such as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, a few years ago, or today’s Pau Gasol, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Kyrie Irving, Lebron James, etc.
2. The American patriotism is impressive
The symbol of the flag of the United States of America is almost everywhere. He is worshiped, and it is normal to hear the anthem of the USA in kindergartens, schools, colleges, and of course state institutions
3. Even cars are affected with patriotic symbols.
A bit exaggerated, because for America not because the flag is displayed with pride and naturally. The flag is a symbol, but the song is no less important.
4. Amazing cities, like San Francisco in California.
San Francisco is a lovely city. Its amazing climate (Mediterranean type) only in the United States, makes it a pleasant place to live. In this photo we can see the typical tram that connects the entire city. The city is located on a peninsula almost completely surrounded by water and connected by two bridges inside the famous Golden Gate and Oakland Bay Bridge.
5. Most original skyscrapers. This is the Transamerica Pyramid
It has an impressive skyline, not so much by the size of skyscrapers, they can not be very high because of the many earthquakes there in the bay, if not for its beauty and breathtaking skies. A symbol of San Francisco’s Transamerica Pyramid, designed by architect William Pereira. It is 260 meters high and underlines its foundation prepared for earthquakes powerful and its pyramid design that makes it much more stable structure.