Young American Citizens Essay

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The current generation in America has been gifted with many things from those who worked and fought hard for them, which they often take for granted. Many soldiers and workers from the past, and present, have fought to keep our freedom, and rights, to keep America as a land of opportunity. Young Americans have been given great rights and opportunities for their country they live in. In America, citizens are open to more opportunities when it comes to jobs, are paid better for some, and pay less in taxes. The United States earns more than several other countries. The countries of China, Germany, France, and Japan, just to name a few, earn less, China making 73.2% less, Germany 15.9%, France 26%, and Japan 32.1% less. Citizens of the United…show more content…
citizens have many rights, such as freedom of speech, and it is such a diverse country, as well as the U.S. has good healthcare. One of the more glamorous rights Americans enjoy is their freedom of speech, which can easily be taken for granted, as where in China you could be thrown in jail for speaking your mind. Americans can freely criticize the government, the president, and professions, and because of the freedom, they’re more open to different views. The U.S. is one of the most diverse countries in terms of culture, as in 2009 the population was 80% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, 13% African American, 5% Asian, 1% American Indian/Alaskan Native, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. Cultural diversity lets us learn from one another, understand different perspectives, and helps us get rid of negative stereotypes. In the U.S. the citizens generally spend more on healthcare, and have a higher life expectancy and lower infant mortality rate. The mortality rates for cancer are low and have fallen more quickly in the U.S. and they are the top consumer of sophisticated diagnostic imaging technology. The United States provides good healthcare for its citizens, have such a culturally diverse country, and allows one to grow from one
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