Let’s be honest, America isn’t perfect nor will it ever be. But I think living in America is one of the best blessings we could have been given. I do in fact believe that America is the greatest country to ever be created for many reasons but mainly because I love living here. America has been good to me and my family and I plan to do everything in my power to see all of America and it’s citizens succeed. 

I think one of the best parts about living American is the freedom we have. No other country on the planet has as much freedom as Americans do. Sure you can make the argument that 180 other countries around the planet do have freedom, but do they really? For example in canada, (a country that claims to have freedom) you can have your right to freedom of speech removed with a lifetime speech ban for saying something hateful. You also have to prove to the government that you can own a gun which they will most likely turn you down. Or in countries like Belgium, The UN has reported violations of religious freedom with Muslim women. So how can he compare their freedom to ours. 

I think another big reason we are the best, is our culture. Flim, Tv, music, Art, and even our food is everywhere. Even if you don’t like our culture all you have to do is look at the top movies of all time and what do you see? American films, not European or Asian ones. We don’t find our top charts filled with songs and Tv from other countries, but they sure do. Or you can look at a place like Mcdonalds, born and raised in the USA. They have restaurants found in 120 countries around the world and serve 68 million people each day. McDonald’s operates 37,855 restaurants worldwide, employing more than 210,000 people.

But the main reason America is the best is because no one else is better. 

I didn’t want to list out all the reasons America sucks so here you go.

  1. Sydney 8 months ago

    hey Sam, I found your topic to be really interesting to read. I never realized how much we take free speech for granted and other basic rights that we have in America. It really put it into prespective of other countries and realize that we may not be the best, but we are trying to be. Here is an article that I think you would enjoy. https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/06/30/most-americans-say-the-u-s-is-among-the-greatest-countries-in-the-world/

  2. Max 8 months ago

    Sam, I completely agree with you. People think that because America has problems it can’t be the greatest country. This video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMqcLUqYqrs is supposed to show that America is worse than all these other countries in all these separate fields and therefore cannot be the greatest country. The thing is, we can never be the best at everything, but we are collectively alright at almost everything and that makes it the greatest country in my mind.

  3. alex 8 months ago

    Hello Sam, I think that your topic is very interesting. For one I did not know that Canada you can get your free speech taken away for life, that is crazy to think about that you can get limited speech for on hateful comment. I think you would like this article on the things america has that some other countries do not. https://www.insider.com/things-only-in-america-2018-3

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