The United States Of America

1605 Words Nov 18th, 2016 7 Pages
The United States of America: a country that seeks to pioneer the future and to lead the world to a more prosperous tomorrow through its influence on global culture. As of now, the US is considered the only superpower country in the 21st century. Due to this, the US is expected to set examples and lead in aspects like technological, economic, educational, and military developments. However, recent history shows how the United States is no longer the country to follow when it comes to advancing society. While the US military is considered one of the top militaries in the world, America has recently been lacking when it comes to technological, economic, and educational advances. Our technology is incomparable to other countries in the world; our economy is at the top, but the slow growth within the past few years has left room for other countries to catch up; and our education system in the US can be seen as subpar at best. To solve this, we must expand our knowledge of what we know and what we don’t, and the first step begins with our youth and early adulthood. In order to continue to grow, the US Government must invest more into education, so that the future generation of America will be well adept to successfully lead our country.
The US is currently slacking behind in education compared to the rest of the world. In a recent observation by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, or OECD, their ranking revealed that the United States, out of 65 developed…

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