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I'm getting annoyed by all the edgy anti-American takes on my timeline. So here is a thread of things that make the USA such an incredible country:
America represents 25% of the world's total GDP output.

According to Pew, 95% of Americans earn an income above the global median. 56% of Americans are considered "high income" by global standards. No other industrialized nation can say that.
pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015…
America has the highest 5-year cancer survival rate in the world
healio.com/hematology-onc…
America saved the world from tyranny not once, not twice, but THREE times
Chocolate chip cookies, potato chips, buffalo wings, peanut butter, meatloaf, cornbread, fortune cookies, pot roast, corn dogs, candy corn, s'mores, doughnuts, twinkies, beer jerky, cheeseburgers, reubens, brownies, and MACARONI AND CHEESE t were created by Americans
Does your country have a flag on the moon? Didn’t think so.
Do you like the internet?

American taxpayers funded the creation of it.
history.com/news/who-inven…
(1/2) the modern suspension bridge, the electric light bulb, photographic film, the skyscraper, electric traffic lights, frozen food, automatic car transmissions, the assembly line, airplanes, credit cards, disposable diapers, the integrated circuit, lasers, personal computers...
(2/2) mobile phones, GPS, submarines, bubble gum, the ferris wheel, LED lights, dental floss, hearing aids, video games, email, microwave ovens, clasp lockers, and chemotherapy were ALL invented in America
America may be rich, but we're also generous. Americans have consistently given more money to charity than any other nation in the world.
givingusa.org/giving-usa-201…
Americans have won more Olympic Medals, summer and winter, than any country in the world and it isn't close:

1) America: 2,520
2) Soviet Union: 1,122
3) Germany: 937
4) Great Britain: 847
While we’re on the topic of the Olympics, remember when a group of American college hockey players beat arguably the greatest hockey team that ever existed..? 🇺🇸
And remember when Jesse Owens won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany and was credited with single-handedly crushing Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy...?🇺🇸
After peaking in 1991, violent crime rates have been consistently declining in the United States. 2018 marked a 28-year low.
Around 135,000 children are adopted by American families each year, which is more than the rest of the world combined
archive.pov.org/offandrunning/…
Blues, jazz, swing, rock and roll, rock, R&B, gospel, soul, funk, heavy metal, punk, disco, house, techno, and grunge music all originated in America

Hip Hop/Rap and Country are also uniquely American, which gave the world:
Not done with this thread yet. Something that is uniquely American:

October baseball
There’s so much more I could include in this thread. America is truly the most exceptional nation in the history of the world. I hope everyone has a great 4th. Never forget the 56 legends who started it all. #4thOfJuly
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