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popular opinion The Greatest Things About America  

Paul Nyhart
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List Rules Vote up what you believe to be the greatest things about America. List includes things and ideas, not individual people.

What makes America great? Well, a lot of things. The U.S. Constitution for starters. Our incredibly creative citizens, entrepreneurial spirit, free speech, gun rights. Oh and add the freedom to marry whomever you please and this list of the best things about America is looking pretty long. The United States isn't perfect – no one outside of Lee Greenwood and maybe these weird guys running for President ever claimed it to be. Still, America is one of the most unique countries in the history of the world. Given the long list of great things about America below, that doesn't seem like too lofty of a statement.

There are many great things for which Americans can feel proud, here are several of them. Feel free to add to the list if you are feeling patriotic and want to share with others!
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The Landscape and Geography is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The Landscape and Geography

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52 12
Religious Freedom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Religious Freedom

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48 12
The National Parks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The National Parks

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41 9
American Music is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Things About America
American Music

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36 8
Our Universities is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Our Universities

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34 10
Thanksgiving is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Thanksgiving

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31 9
The American Dream is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The American Dream

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30 10
Barbeque is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Barbeque

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31 11
Our Ability to Invent Stuff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Our Ability to Invent Stuff

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36 16
You're Free to Speak Your ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Things About America
You're Free to Speak Your Mind

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33 15
"American" Food is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Things About America
"American" Food

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28 12
The Military is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The Military

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22 7
The Space Program is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The Space Program

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25 10
Freedom of Religion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Freedom of Religion

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23 10
So Many Product Choices is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Things About America
So Many Product Choices

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21 10
The Walt Disney Company is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Things About America

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25 15
American Football is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Things About America
American Football

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28 19
The Right to Bear Arms is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The Right to Bear Arms

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19 10
The American Work Ethic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The American Work Ethic

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17 8
Free Elections is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Free Elections

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24 16
Hollywood Movies & TV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Hollywood Movies & TV

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20 12
You Can Get Married No Matter ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Things About America
You Can Get Married No Matter Who You Love

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16 8
The Rule of Law is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The Rule of Law

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18 11
The American People is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The American People

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24 21
Multiculturalism is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Multiculturalism

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15 12
Southern Hospitality is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Southern Hospitality

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12 11
U.S. Presidency is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Things About America
U.S. Presidency

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15 15
Our Press Isn't Run by the... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Our Press Isn't Run by the Government

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15 16
Apple pie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Things About America

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10 10
Open Source Software is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Open Source Software

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19 21
Diversity is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Diversity

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12 14
We Have a Free Society Where C... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Things About America
We Have a Free Society Where Consumers Control The Market

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12 15
Broadway is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Broadway

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10 15
Cowboys & Cowgirls is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Cowboys & Cowgirls

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10 17
Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Sports

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8 15
The Blues is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The Blues

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6 13
Separation of Church and State is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Things About America
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9 18
Jazz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Jazz

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9 19
Muscle Cars is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Muscle Cars

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7 19
The World Series is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The World Series

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9 22
Immigration is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Immigration

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13 29
Rap Music is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Rap Music

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8 26
The Las Vegas Strip is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Things About America
The Las Vegas Strip

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5 24
People Are Health Obsessed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Things About America
People Are Health Obsessed

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4 23
Nascar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Nascar

46
5 31
Reality TV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Things About America
Reality TV

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3 24
Bourbon whiskey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Things About America