The US tried to purchase Greenland for $100 million in 1946.
FDR had to borrow Al Capone’s limousine in order to deliver a speech during WW2. Why? Because it was the only known bulletproof car at the time.
In 1960 the divorce rate in USA was only 9 divorces per 1000 marriages.
During the World War II, the US Army accidentally bombed a small town in Oklahoma.
Tobacco is a hallucinogen if you smoke it like American Indians used to instead of buying it at the store.
Diarrhea was the leading cause of death among soldiers in the American Civil War. And soldiers had a code of honor against shooting at someone who was pooping.
In 1857, a party of Mormons and Native Americans attacked a wagon party of Americans and massacred between 120 and 140 people.
In 1965 a U.S. Senate subcommittee predicted that by the year 2000 Americans would be working 20 hours a week and vacationing 7+ weeks a year.
The US army placed a military base right on top of ancient Babylon in 2003.
North Carolina sterilized about 7,600 people, many of them against their will, between 1929 and 1974, in an attempt to remove mental illness and ‘social misbehavior’ from the gene pool. Among the victims were 2000 young people, some as young as ten years old.