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America’s Top 200 Attributes

Technology and Industrialism

۱٫ A phone system that works virtually all of the time

۲٫ Electricity and running water

۳٫ Toilets and toilet paper

۴٫ Easy access to the Internet

۵٫ Email

۶٫ Instant messaging

۷٫ Skype and video chat services for long-distance communication

۸٫ Social networking sites

۹٫ Cell phones and text messaging

۱۰٫ Shops with free Wi-Fi

۱۱٫ Digital cameras

۱۲٫ Central heating and cooling

۱۳٫ ATMs

۱۴٫ Washing machines and dryers

۱۵٫ Food blenders

۱۶٫ Microwaves

۱۷٫ Target and Wal-Mart

۱۸٫ Coffeemakers

۱۹٫ TiVo and DVR

۲۰٫ Ability to pay bills online

۲۱٫ Google

۲۲٫ YouTube

۲۳٫ Digital cameras

Capitalism (In flux)

۲۴٫ The stability of currency

۲۵٫ The entrepreneurial spirit

۲۶٫ The stock market, yes, even now

۲۷٫ Self-employment opportunities galore

۲۸٫ A diverse job market

۲۹٫ Mail and delivery services

۳۰٫ Free interstate commerce

Transportation

۳۱٫ Airports that are usually well-functioning

۳۲٫ The interstate highway system

۳۳٫ Highway rest areas

۳۴٫ Low gasoline prices (compared to Europe)

۳۵٫ Public transportation

۳۶٫ U.S. passports

۳۷٫ Car and truck dealerships

۳۸٫ Taxis

Health and Diet

۳۹٫ The variety of foods available

۴۰٫ Availability of locally grown produce

۴۱٫ Foods from all around the world

۴۲٫ Farmers’ Markets

۴۳٫ Health clubs, gyms, and exercise equipment

۴۴٫ The vitamin industry

۴۵٫ WebMD (www.WebMD.com)

۴۶٫ Organic supermarkets

۴۷٫ Increasing crop yields

۴۸٫ Cookbooks

۴۹٫ DVDs and TV channels dedicated to health, diet, and exercise

۵۰٫ Availability of flu shots

۵۱٫ Standards for immunizations

۵۲٫ Dental and orthodontic care

۵۳٫ Variety of specialized care available

۵۴٫ Nursing homes and assisted living facilities

Freedom and Equality

۵۵٫ The Constitution and its amendments

۵۶٫ The peaceful transference of power

۵۷٫ Religious freedom

۵۸٫ The right to peaceful assembly

۵۹٫ Freedom of expression

۶۰٫ Traditional presidential pardons

۶۱٫ Freedom of speech

۶۲٫ Freedom of the press

۶۳٫ Democracy and the right to vote

۶۴٫ Accessible polls for voting

۶۵٫ Diversity

۶۶٫ Social mobility

Access to Information and Education

۶۷٫ Elementary, middle, and high schools

۶۸٫ The variety of DVDs, CDs, digital programs, and books available

۶۹٫ CSPAN

۷۰٫ Debates on live television

۷۱٫ Public libraries

۷۲٫ Business, law, and medical schools, etc.

۷۳٫ Endowments and scholarship programs

۷۴٫ Major daily newspapers

۷۵٫ Live television news

۷۶٫ Instantly up-to-date online news

۷۷٫ How-to and do-it-yourself blogs and websites

۷۸٫ Wikipedia

۷۹٫ Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference books on all topics

۸۰٫ The community college system

۸۱٫ Online higher education programs

۸۲٫ A&E, TLC, and History Channel productions

۸۳٫ PTA

۸۴٫ Public museums

۸۵٫ Standards for literacy

Charity

۸۶٫ The Red Cross

۸۷٫ Telethons

۸۸٫ Per capita contributions to charity organizations

۸۹٫ The United Way

۹۰٫ Relief organizations

۹۱٫ Civic participation and volunteerism

۹۲٫ Homeless shelters

۹۳٫ Big brother/big sister programs

۹۴٫ Goodwill, thrift stores, and consignment shops

۹۵٫ Senior discounts

۹۶٫ Foster homes

۹۷٫ Adoption agencies

۹۸٫ Meals on Wheels

۹۹٫ Foundations for cancer research

۱۰۰٫ National months of awareness for a variety of issues

۱۰۱٫ YMCA and YWCA

۱۰۲٫ Salvation Army

Safety and Protection

۱۰۳٫ Emergency operating rooms

۱۰۴٫ Clean water

۱۰۵٫ Air that’s safe to breathe

۱۰۶٫ Maternity wards

۱۰۷٫ Emergency response systems

۱۰۸٫ Ambulances and emergency rooms

۱۰۹٫ Free clinics

۱۱۰٫ Urgent care centers

۱۱۱٫ The U.S. Department of Defense

۱۱۲٫ Clean, safe streets and highways

۱۱۳٫ Traffic lights, well-marked road signs and lanes

۱۱۴٫ Copyright laws

۱۱۵٫ Restaurant and food sanitation standards

۱۱۶٫ The FDA

۱۱۷٫ Free public restrooms

۱۱۸٫ The watchdog aspect of the press

۱۱۹٫ The system of juris prudence (usually)

۱۲۰٫ Daycare centers

۱۲۱٫ Seatbelts and airbags

۱۲۲٫ The Armed Forces

۱۲۳٫ The police force

۱۲۴٫ The fire department

۱۲۵٫ Neighborhood watch programs

۱۲۶٫ Adopt-a-street and adopt-a-waterway programs

۱۲۷٫ Pets on leashes (usually)

۱۲۸٫ Trash and recycling pick-up

Traditions and Ceremonies

۱۲۹٫ Cookouts and barbecues

۱۳۰٫ Graduation ceremonies

۱۳۱٫ Family farms

۱۳۲٫ Family reunions

۱۳۳٫ Baby and wedding showers

۱۳۴٫ Easter egg hunts

۱۳۵٫ Trick or treat-ing

۱۳۶٫ Exchanging Christmas gifts

۱۳۷٫ Memorial Day, Labor Day

۱۳۸٫ Thanksgiving

۱۳۹٫ ۴th of July celebrations and fireworks

۱۴۰٫ The Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration and ball drop

Entertainment

۱۴۱٫ Theme parks

۱۴۲٫ State fairs

۱۴۳٫ Rock and roll music

۱۴۴٫ Country music

۱۴۵٫ Disney World, Disney Land

۱۴۶٫ Universal Studios

۱۴۷٫ Sea World

۱۴۸٫ Variety in music

۱۴۹٫ Magazines for every interest

۱۵۰٫ Mp3 players

۱۵۱٫ Little Leagues

۱۵۲٫ Talk Radio

۱۵۳٫ Award shows

۱۵۴٫ Major League Baseball

۱۵۵٫ National Football League

۱۵۶٫ National Hockey League

۱۵۷٫ Major League Soccer

۱۵۸٫ Professional golf, tennis, and other sports

۱۵۹٫ College sports

۱۶۰٫ Comedians

۱۶۱٫ Public recreation facilities

۱۶۲٫ Hiking, walking, and biking trails

۱۶۳٫ Zoos

۱۶۴٫ Aviaries

۱۶۵٫ Aquariums

۱۶۶٫ Sport camps

۱۶۷٫ Podcasts and webcasts

۱۶۸٫ Venues for music and the dramatic arts

۱۶۹٫ Cultural festivals

۱۷۰٫ Arts festivals, music festivals

۱۷۱٫ Ski resorts

Sites and Attractions

۱۷۲٫ The national park system

۱۷۳٫ The reclamation of lakes and waterways

۱۷۴٫ Safe campgrounds

۱۷۵٫ The beaches

۱۷۶٫ The mountain ranges

۱۷۷٫ Varied geography, even within states

۱۷۸٫ Variety of sizes of towns and cities

۱۷۹٫ The Grand Canyon

۱۸۰٫ Mt. Rushmore

۱۸۱٫ Nashville, Tennessee

۱۸۲٫ Chicago

۱۸۳٫ Hawaii

۱۸۴٫ Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

۱۸۵٫ Niagra Falls, New York

Organizations and Institutions

۱۸۶٫ The American Dental Association

۱۸۷٫ Senior communities

۱۸۸٫ Scouting organizations

۱۸۹٫ Colleges and universities

۱۹۰٫ American Association of Retired Persons

۱۹۱٫ National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

۱۹۲٫ American Medical Association

۱۹۳٫ American Bar Association

Historical Landmarks

۱۹۴٫ Washington, D.C.

۱۹۵٫ Jamestown

۱۹۶٫ Alaska

۱۹۷٫ New York City

۱۹۸٫ Boston

۱۹۹٫ College towns

۲۰۰٫ Gettysburg

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