The Future of American Society
Learning Objective: To engage in reasoned speculation about the future of American society.
Engaged citizenship can be expressed in numerous ways. For some, social movements and political activism are signs of progress, while for others; they are signs of unwanted change and a declining society. Examples of social movements include concerns of global warming and climate change, protection of 2nd Amendment rights and oneâ€™s right to life, Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, immigration and refugee issues, religious rights, and LGBTQ rights. Discuss what you think American society in the United States will look like in 20 years. Will future generations be engaged, citizens? Think about issues such as rights, equality, responsibility, and individual behavior. Express your optimism or pessimism about this nationâ€™s future.