Overwhelming majorities of these teachers also agree with the assertions that “today’s digital technologies are creating an easily distracted generation with short attention spans” (87%) and “today’s students are too ‘plugged in’ and need more time away from their digital technologies” (86%). Two-thirds (64%) agree with the notion that “today’s digital technologies do more to distract students than to help them academically.” In focus groups, some teachers commented on the connection they see between students’ “overexposure” to technology, and the resulting lack of focus and diminished ability to retain knowledge they see among some students. Time management is also becoming a serious issue among students, according to some teachers; in their experience, today’s digital technologies not only encourage students to assume all tasks can be finished quickly and at the last minute, but students also use various digital tools at their disposal to “waste time” and procrastinate.
The War of American Revolution help the develop of liberty and freedom of America. The Americans fought and the boundaries of political participation for new nation. However, any citizen of America could become a captive, any citizen could join any debate about the nature of their cause. Furthermore, in the following decades of the Revolution as Americans was captive by foreign power they continued defined the meaning of the importance of being an American. Ultimately he had no doubt of an American victory, and announced to his British enemies, ‘the years approach that shall ruin bring your lords, your chiefs, your desolating king, whose murderous acts shall stamp his name accurs’d’b (New York: . Widdleton,1865), pp. 78–101.
In some respects, American society is becoming polarized, characterized by its growing extreme form of politics, where the two party system is played out across America. Divides in American society are frequently more visible than the common threads of American identity . American society is also changing, as the traditional white European majority is losing ground, demographically. It has been projected that America will become a minority-majority nation by the middle of the 21st century, meaning that minority groups will comprise the largest segments of American society, including Latinos , Asian-Americans and African-Americans .