America is not the greatest country in the world
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This is an argument on whether the USA is or is not the greatest country in the world. This debate will consist of 4 rounds. If anyone would like to challenge me in this debate please just feel free to join and make your point. I want everyone to also know that this is obviously opinion based but with facts to back the opinion up. Have fun.
But I think that America is better than other countries.
A lot of people say that America is the greatest country in the world because we have freedom. Well we aren't the only country in the world with freedom. Canada has freedom. Japan has freedom. The UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Australia, Belgium has freedom. Out of the 207 sovereign states in the world, about 180 of them have freedom.
There is also no statement in writing by top power officials that says America is the greatest country in the world. We're 45th in literacy, 35th in math, 27th in science, 41st in life expectancy, 168th in infant mortality, and 3rd in labor force. We lead the world in only 2 categories: number of adults who believe angels are real and defense spending.
brianjustin3709 forfeited this round.
The USA is not a perfect country. The gas has rose too much over the last few decades and their education doesn't even compare to that of Finland or Hong Kong. Both of which have freedom of religion just like the USA. Also Finland has been ranked above-average among the world's countries in democracy, press freedom, and human development. Also there's no homework in Finland. You can't say that about the USA.
The USA struggles behind other countries greatly.
1. Pro copy pasted when i made my own arguements. Even though my arguements are weaker he is cheating. Also he didn't write his sources.
2. What is freedom? Please explain
Dedicated to safe traffic laws
Many countries have not have safe traffic laws when America has
We know our world history
America know their own history when many countries don't know their own history.
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Vote Placed by Theunkown 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Aside from Con's forfieture, he lists things that supposedly make the US the best country in the world, including the political and civil liberties. Pro correctly rebuts this point by stating several countries that have equal if not more liberties by Con. In the Last round Con makes bare assertions such as, Americans know their history and world history well (which many would disagree with). This assertion is not backed up by any statistics and is not common knowledge (unlike Pro's list of countries that have more freedom than the USA). Both debaters need to use sources. I will narrowly award conduct to Con despite his forfieture due to plagirsm by Pro.
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