What Are The Obstacles For The American Dream

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Sinclair believed that the American Dream is not the ability of a person to make a life for themselves through hard work and sacrifice; he argued that this is impossible. Majority of the immigrants became trapped in cycles of poverty that do not allow them to experience real freedom. He wrote that “ the promise of America is in the ability of working people to choose collective action against the manipulators of the capitalist economy.” Sinclair stated that there are many obstacles for the immigrants to reach American Dream; for example lack of education, lack of influence or power in society, and enduring poverty. All this will prevent immigrants like Jurgis from being successful. Every immigrants came to America for the American Dream but

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