And the war of 1812 was more us defending Canada than us invading you, and we did that successfully.
Well, the American education system at the moment in some States no longer teaches evolution but prefers to teach creationism.
So it's official. Darwin was a complete ass and the world was in fact created in 7 days. That's the state sanctioned truth.
I think that say's rather a lot about how and what young Americans are taught.
Small wonder that "home schooling" is such a trend. They'll be revisiting the idea that the earth is flat soon.