The poll also found that
'¢ 'Americans remain generally positive, with 64 percent of those surveyed saying they were somewhat or very optimistic about what the next 40 years holds for them and their families'
'¢ '61 percent said the same about the nation's future.'
'¢ '58 percent of respondents said a world war would occur in the next four decades'
'¢ '53 percent said terrorists would attack the United States with nuclear weapons'
'¢ 'the nation [United States] would be less important in the world than it is now'
Please read the Smithsonian article, previously mentioned, in more detail to learn more about what the poll concluded. It also talks about cloning, life in outer space, a woman president, and the possible demise of the gasoline-powered car.
What are your thoughts on the future of the United States, or of your country if you live outside of the country?