What makes America, America? A difficult question indeed, we have a rich history of fighting for freedom, a brilliant system of government, a vibrant Republic, a free enterprise system, a Nation founded on morale's, and a Nation founded in God.
What separates America from all the other government in the world, and world's history?
Our Nation was founded on the blood of Patriots fighting for a free nation from British oppression and taxation, our nation was create in roots of freedom - unlike most other nations of the world, at the time - and still today, few nations can trace their nations founding to a founding of freedom, like in America.
We are also rooted deep in our Military, a military that is the greatest in the world, a military that is the most powerful military in the world, yet a military that uses its greatness & power in the nation of liberty & freedom, not oppression and hatred like some of our enemies today.
No matter what liberals say, we are not a democracy, we are a Republic, for many interesting reasons :
1. America's Founders knew democracies are dangerous, and that said, mob rule was prevented - the electoral college, and legislative standards were put in place, when the Constitution was written.
2. The Founders create the United States Senate for one reason, so states gained a representative to vote for their stances, notice that every state has always had equal representation in the Senate, also notice you need 60 votes to pass legislation in the Senate - to prevent mob rule of states. Sadly, progressives in the early 1900's took away the states precious vote.
3. The electoral college was put in place for several reasons, among them was so small states would not be ignored during election, and so large states would not determine elections. It also prevents a charismatic (which the Founders feared) leader from winning by simple majority (even Obama had to win close/crucial states by small majorities to win).
America also has a unique separation of powers, one that even Greece which was once a dictatorship in the 20th century, embraces. We also have a bi-cameral legislative process, to further check and balance, plus it was create so the house would be the peoples voice and the senate the states voice.
We are also unique in our Founder, that we were founded on morale's, and in God almighty, which equals to being birthed in complete freedom.
Unlike other economies of the day, America was founded on a Capitalistic system - or free market enterprise system, one that allows for success or failure without government intervention (works best when government stays out, period), and in the case of America - overwhelming success over 230 years.
In summary, our faith in God, our acceptance of morale's, our creation of a capitalistic system, our Republic form of government, our Military of freedom, and our people of rooted freedom is what makes America great. As well as, making our Founders the smartest and greatest men of all government creations in history.
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