This brings up an excellent question: What was or what is “The American Dream”? The American Dream is to achieve - To achieve greatness, higher social ranking, wealth, a family, happiness in first class. The idea of it is supposed to be that when you work hard, your hard work will then pay off in the end. But more importantly, The American dream is a personal feeling. It is when you feel like you’re at the point of success. Do you have to have wealth and a high social ranking to have achieved the American Dream? No, not necessarily. It’s a dream, it is what you have dreamt and dream to have one day. Everyone has a different perspective when it comes to “The American Dream”. For example, a professional athlete such as a baseball player would dream of playing in the world series or his favorite baseball team or both who knows it’s up to them, an actor would want to win a Grammy and star in the movie of their dreams, a singer would want that big recording contract and become the number one singer of their time who knows. Whether or not someone can make that dream come true or...
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