“America is a land built by immigrants, a patchwork of different cultures and creeds. But despite many differences, Americans are held together by the promise of a better life” (Forbes, 2007). The American dream can be looked upon as false advertisement to immigrants who have always tried to obtain it. There is really no American dream, it’s just a motivation put out there to help those try to accomplish something that really isn’t there. Immigrants are fooled into coming to a land where there is freedom of speech, religion, economic understanding, and from fear; but does not really have anything else to offer to them. They ...
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...ys. Just because we have been stereotyped into being a culture of poverty does not mean we have to obey by it, we should want to do the opposite and know give them something good to talk about. Our ancestors gave up their lives to try to get the future generations to have a better lifestyle than what they had and what are the majority doing about it giving up. We are not quitters and should not allow ourselves to be stereotyped into something that we are not. However, my father was deceived by the American dream but I am still chasing after the American dream. I have faced difficulties while on this process but it’s better to keep trying rather than just giving up.
Ewalt, David M and Michael Noer. “The American Dream.” Forbes 22 Mar. 2007: N. pag. 26 Oct. 2013 http://www.forbes.com/2007/03/20/american-dream-oped-cx_de_dream0307_0322dream_land.html.
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