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56 Most Amazing Things About America Today

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41. Manhattan’s Chinatown

Manhattan’s Chinatown is home to more Chinese residents than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere.

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42. Higher education

The United States has the world’s strongest higher education system and draws over a million international students a year, the most of any country.

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43. Energy

The United States accounts for 21% of energy consumption globally and has the world’s highest per capita energy consumption. America is second in the world in energy production.

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44. Breweries

Good news for beer lovers. The number of brewers in the United States climbed to 7,450 in 2018, from just 89 in 1978, fueled by the craft beer surge.

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45. American companies dominate

Nine of the 10 largest companies in the world by market cap are based in the United States. Most of the top 100 companies by market cap (54) are American.

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