Explain Why America Isn T The Greatest Country

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America isn’t the greatest country anymore
America isn’t the greatest country anymore and I’ll tell you why. Yes we have freedom and yes our bill of rights is one of the biggest advancements but there's still a lot of problems with our country. Just because I live here doesn't mean I love every second of it. Some people's beliefs are completely different from mine. I don't agree with everything Donald Trump says. Sometimes the media leads to too many controversies. I don't like how everyone looks at America as us having the greatest things ever created. As an over exaggerating of our laws and customs it’s not always the better. I agree with the analogy we're not a melting pot and that we're more of a salad in the same bowl. Being American …show more content…

I feel as though other people around the world aren’t as lucky as us Americans. We have freedom and opportunities while in other countries governments are stricter and in many cases there is no freedom at all. Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, petition, right to bear arms, right to due process of law, freedom from self-incrimination and or double jeopardy are just a few that Americans live by. In the best case scenarios being an American is having the advantages of good jobs, living in good environments and having a good source of food. A little more than half of American families are making $60,000 or less and are living better lives then others that may live in poverty in different countries around the world. We have shelters for the homeless, which provides them with food, clothing and a bed to sleep in. We have people that care no matter who you are to them, whether you know them or not, we do know to respect and treat them the same. Not everyone can believe America is so phenomenal. We may be one of the greatest but we’re not #1 or the only one reaching the top. According to the CIA fact book, the United States is 63rd in the world for education, 42nd in life expectancy, and 169th in mortality

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