6. Office space
The Pentagon — headquarters of the Department of Defense — is the largest office building by floor area in the world.
7. Space exploration
The only people to have walked on the moon’s surface are Americans.
8. Immigration destination
The U.S. is home to more than 40 million immigrants — more than any other country in the world.
9. Music central
Much of the music the world listens to — jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, hip-hop, country, folk, R&B, soul, and gospel — came out of the U.S.
10. Hollywood is dominant
The U.S. film industry is the largest, oldest, and most profitable film industry in the world. The film industry generated about $11.4 billion in 2016, nearly double the amount generated in China, the world’s second-largest film industry.