what have american governments done to improve the lives of americans?

in recent history what have the american government done, through the years to improve the living conditions of americans, and america in general? we were asked this question in class today, and the whole class went silent! is it really NOTHING! who the heck r we voting for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! wow! the answers you guys are giving me are ridiculously stupid! the things you guys listed we can have them all even without a government. those things will always be there, they are basic requirements that are in most of the world. i need real answers!

Asked By: Mike S - 5/11/2011
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Your classmates and teacher are to blame for your lack of answers, not the government... More
Answered By: Chris the Friendly Nerd - 5/11/2011
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How did you get to school today? Did you utilize a road? Its upkeep is the responsibility of the government. Your education is based on standards set by the government, this ensures you are not being cheated out of a quality education (even if you go to private school, these standards still apply). Do you use... More
Answered By: Thumbs down make me stronger - 5/11/2011
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