If you read history it’s been bad for thousands of years. Today it’s just projected more through 24/7 bad news cycles. Also as others have stated we now get in the minds of crazy people more readily with internet forums like this.
I don’t know not I think the revolutionary war was worse. The civil war was much worse. 50k died at Gettysburg alone! The civil rights was much worse with African Americans being lynched.
In America we are well fed, have clean water, and shelter opportunities are being built at a rapid rate. We have it very very very good.