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How Well Do You Know The United States Of America?

Are you an American, or an American't?

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    Nicknamed the "Mother Road," the historic route starts in the Windy City.

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    Ohio must pump President Juice into its water because it's produced seven baby future leaders: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William H. Taft, and Warren G. Harding.

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    It's true: Famous suffragist Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 when she voted in the 1872 presidential election.

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    Benjamin Franklin used a variety of pseudonyms when he wrote, including Silence Dogood, Richard Saunders, Busy Body, Caelia Shortface, and Alice Addertongue.

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    Pizza Hut delivered pizza to the International Space Station in 2001, which cost around $1,000,000.

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    Rodent hairs, maggots, mold, insect fragments, and rodent poops are just some of the wonderfully disgusting things that are legally permitted in your food in the U.S.

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    Thomas Edison was kind of an asshole. His direct current (DC) was the standard for electricity until George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla introduced alternating current (AC). To demonstrate that AC voltage was too unsafe for public use, Edison electrocuted an elephant named Topsy and other animals in public with AC currents. Watch the Bob's Burgers episode "Topsy" in season three for bonus electrocution fun.

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    Believe it or not, one of President Reagan took nicknames to another level for his wife Nancy, whom he called "Mommie Poo Pants" or sometimes just "Poo Pants," as seen in their letters featured in her book, I Love You, Ronnie.

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    Episode IV came out in the U.S. in 1977 before the last execution by guillotine in France in 1981. Babe Ruth's last game was in the '30s, and Woodstock was first held in 1969.

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    Burt of Burt's Bees is very much real: He's 79 and lives in rural Maine.

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    The last time the Cubs won the World Series in 1908, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, and New Mexico were not yet states. Marilyn Monroe wasn't born until the 1920s, and the Titanic sank in 1912.

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    The first man to urinate on the moon was Buzz Aldrin, shortly after stepping onto the lunar surface. He didn't unzip and let 'er rip, though: Astronauts typically wear maximum absorbency garments under their suits.

How Well Do You Know The United States Of America?

You're as American as Ron Swanson.

You don't care about petty government details, just like Ron Swanson. All you care about is how great America is with its meat on sticks, superstores, and doing whatever the hell you want. Because freedom is beautiful, damn it.

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You're part bald eagle.

You know your stuff. You practically fart sparklers, and your blood type is Burger. Even if you weren't born in the United States, you're part badass bird, a symbol of strength and freedom — and with talons the size of Florida.

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You're basically Uncle (or Aunt) Sam.

Congratulations! You're an American — and did. You know your odds and ends about the United States. You're like fireworks, football, and hot dogs with a side of Freedom Fries combined. And damn it, you practically bleed red, white, and blue (which you should probably get checked out).

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