From the Ottomans, Romans, Mongols, Russians, French, Germans, different empires have ruled different parts of this world in different times in history. They enslaved dynasties and millions of people whenever they had a chance to do so. All in all, there has always been one super power in the world and that has always been America. Apart from political wisdom and military might, what is it that makes America a super power?
Here are some of the top 10 reasons why America is a Super Power
10. The Collapse of USSR
After the USSR collapsed, America is the only country that came to the forefront to dictate to the world. A new leader was unanimously accepted by the majority of the nations and even those nations who used to side with USSR began to side with America thus signalizing the start of a new world order.
This is the main reason why America is the financial prowess in the world. It took America less than a century to contrl the financial affairs of the world. Through political systems, most countries embraced America’s capitalistic ideology and within no time, few countries could challenge this cunning power.
8. Excellent Strategies
They came up with strategies concerning human rights, freedom, democracy, and equality. They suppressed the growth of any other ideologies and made sure theirs was embraced in different parts of the world. Within no time, America and its agencies became the world’s watchdogs on morals.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is believed to be behind the growth of America as a superpower. It masterminded several political coups in different countries. This was done through the bribing of officials, assassinating politicians and leaders, keeping tabs on political secrets of different nations.
6. Economic Imperialism
Industrial growth is one thing that made America to become a world leader. This happened during the post industrial revolution, they forayed into several other markets and destroyed their own industrial set up thus turning them into becoming America’s consumers.
5. Industrial/IT Revolution
America’s Silicon Valley is the hub of all technological information and related activities in the world. Anything software is dealt with from here thus making US the primary producer of all radical innovations in the field of information technology for the rest of the world to follow. This has made US to earn more in terms of revenue and technological might.
4. United Nations
Agencies like United Nations, World Bank and International Monetary Funds are world watchdogs which are very much inclined to maintaining US superiority over other nations in the world. It is America which is the main sponsor of this agencies hence making them enjoy maximum patronage from these organizations.
America has invested a lot into its defense, spending millions of dollars annually to adequately equip it. It also boasts of the most advance combat weapons and machines. This has made it to be supreme in the defense sector which it exhibited in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
2. US Dollar
The dollar has become the chief trading currency around the globe, making it supreme over the other world currencies. This has made America to maintain a constant edge over others in economic stability. Whenever the dollar is affected, the whole world economy gets affected too, thus making the whole trading policies to be centered round the US.
1. Amalgamation of Diverse Workforce
When it comes to opportunities for the skilled and unskilled workforce, America still leads the world in this field. Both brilliant and non- brilliant minds from all over the world keep going to America in search of better living conditions,thus contributing immensely to its growth and making America to its current state.
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