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-People could get a prescription for alcohol during Prohibition
-There was a president before George Washington. John Hanson of Maryland was elected as the first president of the Continental Congress.
-The U.S. has the tallest mountain in the world. Mt. Everest is often touted as the world's tallest mountain, but it's only the tallest mountain above sea level. Measured from its underwater base, Mauna Kea in Hawaii is actually the world's tallest mountain. .
-The U.S. Postal Service still uses mules in Arizona. A small remote community of people living in the Grand Canyon still gets mail delivered by mule.
-President Jimmy Carter had solar panels installed on the White House, but Ronald Reagan had them removed.
-The current 50-star flag design was created by Robert G. Heft, an Ohio high school student, in 1958. His teacher originally gave him a B- but agreed to change the grade to an A after Congress accepted the flag design, according to the Library of Congress
-The original title of the Statue of Liberty is “Liberty Enlightening the World.”
-Susan B. Anthony, the civil rights leader, considered the bicycle a great tool for the women's rights movement.
-Here's a U.S. war you've probably never heard of. The Milk War of October 1935. At least two people were killed, many were beaten, two bridges were burned down and a railroad track was blown up. And for a two-week period much of the milk delivered into Chicago was accompanied by armed guards.