The USA is a little over 200 yrs old and has the best economy of about 200 countries. Why don’t any of those old old countries have it?
Should we get Obama back to apologize to them or follow Trump?
- Man AbrierLv 511 months agoFavourite answer
Industrialization, capitalism, not doing Socialist things, rewarding hard work and ingenuity.
- skeptikLv 711 months ago
I'm curious when you think the U.S. got the "best economy?"
Hint - Neither Trump nor Obama had been born yet.
For the mindless trolls who thumbed this down without commenting:
The U.S. first got the "best economy" just before 1900. And has had it continuously ever since.
- davidLv 711 months ago
You are patting yourself on the back based on BS from Trump. Remember that TRUMP IS A LIAR. He also said he would 'bring back' coal in those states that HAD an economy based largely on coal in the past. That has not and will not happen. Go to Harlan Kentucky and look at just how 'great' the coal economy is doing. === He lied for votes. He got the votes and is doing nothing.
- Land-sharkLv 711 months ago
The USA hollowed-out the Spanish, French and British Empires. It did it by causing instability and then getting everything for nothing or at fire sale prices.
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- horstLv 411 months ago
Because the US was one of the few countries that wasn't in ruins after WW2. Plus we had a huge boost from all of the slave labor early on to build everything. Here, read this.
- YahooUserLv 411 months ago
North America has good lands good government and people from all over the world working together.
- RickLv 611 months ago
most all of those older countries are or were Monarchies, so the economy of the countries peasants didn't concern the King. OUR Constitution was written to keep us AWAY from that situation .............................
- KaleyKLv 711 months ago
The US has the best economy because we have the best geography. And while many countries might be "old", the US has the 2nd oldest continuous government in the world (after Great Britain). I am not an Obama-hater but I really hated his 2009-2010 World Apology Tour.
- KelleyLv 411 months ago
God blessed the countries more when they follow Him more
- Anonymous11 months ago
Because non-whites lack creativity