51. Fenway Park
Countless legends have called it home field, even if they didn't always win on it…
52. Boston Marathon
Keep on running. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this year's tragedy.
53. National Spelling Bee
Who says there's no hope for the future? These kids are sharp.
54. Oregon Trail
"You have died of dysentery."
55. 'Sweet Caroline'
Good times never seemed so good.
There's a reason Buffett saw fit to buy the iconic American condiment maker -- he knows a sure thing when he sees it.
57. See's Candies
A beloved California original since 1921; another Berkshire-owned sweets brand since 1972. We're partial to the chocolate pops. Or the peanut brittle. No, wait, the…
58. The Mannings
Peyton and Eli and the rest of their crew are not just football stars but television faces we've grown to know. Imagine if Tom Brady had a quarterback brother too.
59. The Big Mac
Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions – on a sesame seed bun. Repeat.
60. Baseball caps
Yup, they originated in America, and even now that they're all over the globe, the most recognized is that flat-brimmed, navy-and-white Yankees hat.
61. Cape Cod
Be sure and get a lobstah roll on yah way to pahking at the Cape Cod Baseball League game.
62. Girl Scouts
More than just cookie pushers, they've empowered millions of women over the last 101 years.
63. Corn dogs
Taking America's greatest food and doing what America does best: frying it.
64. Buy one, get one free
Simple marketing genius.
Fueling American dieters' self-delusions for over four decades.
You only live once. Unless you're Shirley MacLaine.
America's palaces of plenty.
Wait, what is this thing?
69. Transcontinental Railroad
Connecting East with West via locomotive, a symbol of American ambition and accomplishment.
70. Hoodsie Cup
Much like the half-moon cookie, you get a chocolate and a vanilla half. Be sure to tip the ice cream man.
71. Extreme couponing
If you're going to save, you might as well save big.
72. Coney Island
The Cyclone, Nathan's Hot Dogs, and freak shows. What's not to like?
Fork-and-knife desserts are so overrated.
74. The Cola Wars
Foot soldiers include Santa Claus, Cindy Crawford, Michael Jackson, Max Headroom, Bill Gates, and Bill Cosby.
75. Derby Day
Seersucker suits, dress hats, mint juleps, and magnificent horses -- all in one day.
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