The Pros And Cons Of The United States

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The United States of America has existed for over 200 years and will continue its dominance for years to come. The naysayers point to some recent obstacles and try to claim that our system is broken. Our system is not broken, but working as it should be. In this country, our forefathers created a near perfect system all grounded in the unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I will confess that there are some things that the country needs to work on before we truly ensure that this country follows the will of the people. As long as the United States of America sticks to the American values instilled in us by our forefathers we will dominate for years to come. The Constitution is not some outdated document, but a foundation that grounds this great nation and prevents the country from falling victim to despotism, dictatorship, and other unsavory forms of government. One of the Constitution’s biggest strengths is that it compels America to be a balanced country. In Federalist 51, James Madison writes, “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself. (Federalist 51)” The United States government effectively…show more content…
Dissent is what makes the United States great. I believe that the constant arguing between the Democrats and the Republicans forces the government to make balanced decisions that take into account the range of views within our country. If you look at the legislative records from that last 220+ you will see that our laws have remarkably centered. Throughout United States history, there has been a constant dispute between the forces of reform and conservative backlash. This unique relationship is like Ying and Yang you can’t have one without the
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