But no grizzly bears have been seen there since 1922.The United States has more government debt per capita than Greece, Portugal, Italy, Ireland or Spain.One in four children in America grow up without learning how to read.85% of the juveniles who face trial in the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, and more than 60% of all American prison inmates are functionally illiterate There are only three countries that don’t give new mothers any paid time off work.Pick any year since 1776 and there is a 91% chance that America was involved in a war during that year. adults are working in jobs that pay poverty-level wages.
As pretty much everything on this page is negative apart from the picture of wonder woman in her hot pants, I’ll kick things off on a more positive note with a few of my favourite American achievements: Awesome movies like “The Matrix” (1999) and “Flying High” (1980) Life changing books like “Catch 22” (1953) and “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” (1974) Brilliant albums like “LA Woman” (1971) and “Nevermind” (1991) Styling cars like the Corvette Stingray (1968) and the Plymouth Hemi Cuda (1971) Cutting edge bicycles like the Specialized Stumpjumper (1981) and the Merlin Titanium (1993) I didn’t really start out intending to make this point, but after listing a few of my favourite things, I then added dates and realised they are all from last century…
In the middle of the last century, the United States was #1 in the world in GDP per capita. Approximately 25 million American adults are living with their parents.
The grizzly bear is the official state animal of California.
The United States has the most laws of any country.
In the UK, an average of about US,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. Norway imprisons 71 out of 100,000, Japan jails 54, and Iceland locks up 47 out of 100,000. is the leader in the amount of energy use per person.