America 's Position Of Dominance Sustainable

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The Sole Global Power Is America 's exalted position of dominance sustainable? In 1865, when the Civil War ended with the victory in the North, the ball began rolling in America with the help of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis. The industrial boom occurred, generating the United States into being the most dominant nation in the world. The likelihood of America losing its world dominance is very minimal for several reasons. The United States will continue to be a massively powerful, secure, and diverse country well into the next century. America is superior compared to every other country because of its geography, economics, military power, population, culture, and more. There is no country that has all the combined factors that make a…show more content…
General George Marshall was instrumental in developing the "Marshall Plan," which aimed at rebuilding postwar Europe, stabilizing the region and preventing the spread of communism. Overall, these institutions and agreements preserved and extended American power. Secondly, the role of the United States military in maintaining the global order increased with the end of the Cold War. From 1945 to the collapse of the Soviet Union there were between 40 and 50 significant instances of the use of U.S. armed forces abroad. From 1991 to the present, that number nearly tripled to between 100 and 135. The U.S. military dominates across land, sea, air, and space. Also, the United States military presence and power is what holds the present international order together. From an economic standpoint, the U.S. accounts for one-fifth of global GDP (Gross Domestic Profit) with only 4.5% of the world 's population. The American economy in the present preserves its power in the military since the world order has “Made in the USA” written all over it. The United States has a large population; therefore, it has the capability to have a large economy to fund a large military. The U.S.A. ranks number three in the list of countries by population and the number of people in the country is only increasing every year.
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