How the USA becomes a great country in the world?
Right now, we always use two countries China and USA to compare. These two countries are the 1st, and 2nd largest country in economy. But there are lots of differences between these two countries. We can find they occupy most space in any international newspaper television. They have the most impact for current the international political situation. Especially, they have lots of differences on culture, political system, the judicial system and so on. For the most of people who are not the American, they have the impression that the economy of USA is well developed, but the gap between the rich and the poor in society is also very huge; U.S. legal system is perfect, but the crime rate was high, prisons are full of human beings; U.S. advocates of freedom of thought, leading technology, but is a strong religious overtones excessive; American race is very complicated, but the force of social cohesion and cultural tolerance, but still strong; For U.S. domestic, they flaunt democracy, equality, but for foreign, they are swaggering, domineering. So the USA is a very complex country for people, and all of us want to know how the USA becomes the unique giant in this world. There are two sides that I think influence the USA becoming to current society.
Right of disagreeing
After reading the history of America. We get some results why the USA becomes the best country in this world. But for most of people who are living in America, they will disagree with this point like the man at the beginning of “The Newsroom”. He said “we are a member of the worst period generation period ever period, so when you ask what makes us the greatest country in the world, I don't know what the fuck you are talking about. Yosemite？We sure used to be. Stood up for what was right. We fought for the moral reasons. We passed laws, struck down laws for moral reasons. We waged wars on poverty, not poor people. We sacrificed. We cared about our...