The 20th Century, many times has been called, America's century. It is a time when America went from a second tier nation, but industrially, we were a leader, but by the end of the 20th century, industrially, culturally, militarily, if we look at those three things together, we were certainly for the 20th century at the top. The question is: Have we reached our zenith? Have we reached our peak as a nation or are we falling? Are we in a holding pattern? Or are we still climbing that ladder?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 21, 2018, 1:55 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/history/civil-rights-other-movements/20th-century-americas-century-598112
From my analysis the answer to this question would be that we are still climbing the ladder overall but, in a different method than was utilized in the 20th century. This is due to the fact that from an objective point of view utilizing economic data etc., the United States remains the strongest economic power in the world. Although the second-place economic power has changed from Japan to China, this has not detracted from America's position.
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This solution why the 20th century was known as America's century.