Top 5 Reasons the United States Is the Best

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American exceptionalism has its critics, and plenty point to U.S. decline in crucial areas such as education and health care. Can you really claim the United States is the best when, despite having the largest economy, Americans also carry the largest amount of debt? Despite these criticisms, plenty of Americans still believe the U.S. is the best country in the world—and there are plenty of reasons they're right.
Top 5 Reasons the United States Is the Best

2The Internet

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Freedom of speech and open access to information are cornerstones of American values, and the U.S. has consistently been at the forefront of Internet development. It should come as no surprise that the U.S. leads the world not only in broadband access, but also in broadband subscribers, Internet hosts, Internet service providers and secure Internet servers. More Americans own personal computers than in any other country. The Web puts the world at your fingertips, and the U.S. leads the way, facilitating greater connectivity in a society that is increasingly more global than local.

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