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American Dream

The American Dream Outline The three texts all have a different view on the American Dream. Text 2 and 4 have a mainly positive opinion, text 3 has a mainly negative opinion to the American Dream. In text 2 and 4 they agree that the American Dream is a good thing that comes to people, who are hardworking and determined. In text 2 it furthermore says that those who not only takes but also gives back can achieve the American Dream. Text 3 starts by stating that a lot of Americans are unhappy....

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The American Dream [Name of the Writer] [Name of the Institution] The American Dream Introduction The American dream can be defined as equality of opportunity and freedom that allows all U.S. residents reach their goals in life only with their effort and determination. Today, this idea first expressed in 1931 by James Truslow Adams, refers to that prosperity depends on your skills and your work, and not in a rigid social hierarchy, although the meaning of the phrase has changed throughout...

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the American Dream The American Dream has been all about a greater national vision, however as time has progressed, the American Dream has shifted from a greater national vision to individual material success. These cultural aspects of the American Dream complement each other and have an underlying relationship. One often “…winces a bit…” at the phrase the American Dream “… because it has become such a cliché.” (Source 7) Everyone does not know the true meaning of the American Dream because...

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The American Dream.

The American Dream, a dream on which our country has been built on and continues to develop and bring new and new waves of immigrants. It is a part of each American; this dream has been the light at the end of the tunnel for which our parents and ancestors were coming for. To find a life that was rewarded and built only on their will of hard working and efforts. The term “American Dream” is one of the triggers that lead to the shores of the USA many thousands of immigrants, it had a deep...

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American Dream

The American Dream The meaning of the American dream has changed over time. In its inception it was a set of ideals, such as freedom, opportunity, and equality traditionally held to be available to every American. These ideas were brought forth to show people to that all men and women are created equal. This equality was said to be achieved through hard work and dedication. The American dream is something that has been preached in the United States for decades. People from all over the World come...

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American Dream: The Conspiracy Everyone knows those stupid conspiracy theories about the Nazis and 9/11, but if you really think about it, is the “American Dream” any different? Or is it just a product of the government trying to keep us appeased? Government has used propaganda ever since the idea of a government was thought up. By definition, the American Dream is the idea that everyone in the United States has the chance to achieve success and prosperity. My theory is this; the government has...

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Mr. Smith AP Language Final Exam The American dream James Truslow Adams's first described the phraseAmerican Dream” as "That dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement.".[Adams, The Epic Of America(1)] According to his definition the “American Dream” is exactly that a dream, or A series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind, meaning that it is an actual...

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The American Dream The idea of the American dream began when immigrants migrated to America in hope to become successful, have financial stability, and receive rights they could not in their country. The American dream however was not only fancied by immigrants. Americans also had faith and wanted to pursue the American dream. The confidence in the American dream has diminished over time due to several economic developments and government policies that has widened the gap between the rich and the...

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American Dream

The American Dream The American Dream is a phenomenon, an idea being very important for the very patriotic country of the United States of America. James Truslow Adams defined the idea in 1931: “The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each (…) regardless of the fortuitous circumstances of birth or position.” James T.A.’s quote spelled out is very much a gathering of ideals in which freedom involves the opportunity...

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Roshani Shrestha Dr. Catherine Milton ENG 101, Composition 23rd April The Changing American Dreams When people think of the Amercian dream , they think of one having a stress free and happy life, an excellent education and a successful career. Many people migrate from their native country to America in search of the American dream. Dreams of freedom, equality, and the opportunity to achieve their personal goals in life; for instance, better education, job opportunity, buying a house...

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