America 's Nation 's Debt Bigger And Bigger

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Americans are known for our high standard of living, but many Americans are not aware that the United States money is borrowed. Annually Americans are making the nation’s debt bigger and bigger. Due to the ignorance of many American’s, the United States is in decline. In Andrew Romano’s NEWSWEEK article How ignorant are Americans, states that “gave 1,000 Americans the U.S. Citizenship test—38 percent failed. The country’s future is imperiled by our ignorance.” Just under half the test takers are unable to answer basic questions of how the United Sates became as what it has. Most Americans find it ludicrous that the U.S. could collapse due to the economic default on its debt. America appears to be prosperous and everlasting, and is believed that is how it will remain. Soon, there won’t be enough money in the world to keep the living style of America. In John Hawkins article 5 Reasons America is in Decline, emphasizes the decline by stating “by 2020, it will take ’19 percent of the rest of the world’s GDP’ (gross domestic product), just to finance our debt and we’re likely still to be going further into the red at a rapid pace even then.” This process will cause America to have new enemies and more debt in the future. With the ignorance of Americans really makes it a struggle to be taken seriously compared to other countries. In another study in European Journal of Communication in the “How dumb are we” Newsweek article, did a study with the U.S., Britain, Denmark, and

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