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    What is the American Dream? As James Truslow coined in 1931 " A dream of land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement. It is a difficult dream for the European upper class to interpret adequately, and too many of us ourselves have grown weary and mistrustful of it. It is not a dream of motor cars and high wages merely, but a dream of social order in which each man and each woman shall be able to attain to the

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    The American Dream

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    The American Dream is the ideal that every American desire for an opportunity of success and prosperity through hard work and determination. America born on the rags-to-riches stories like Rockefeller and Carnegie, who rose to power and wealth. Unfortunately, only a few people in America actually achieve the desirable dream while others live in poverty. In Death of a Salesman, characters of the Loman family struggle to adapt to modern times and reach the unattainable American Dream, a challenge defined

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    While Americans suffered through the Great Depression in 1931, James Truslow Adams popularized the term, “the American Dream”, in his book, “Epic of America”. As Adams defines it, 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 according to ability or achievement...”. In other words, the American dream is the concept of a future of equal opportunity and freedom of improvement. On one end, economists and activists

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    To Achieve “The American Dreams” People usually do not have a concrete plan for their future, so they do not know what direction they are going to take; it is so difficult for people to set themselves up for success when they have no real support system put in place. They often have negative people around them that will bring them down, too, which will lead to a lack of motivation, and this will set them up for failure, especially when they set goals that are not clear enough or realistic. People

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    The American Dream

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    missing works cited It is the intent of this paper to prove that the "American Dream" can best be explained as a "ciity upon a hill." "Ciity upon a hill" meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all examples of the "American Dream" of superiority playing a part in American History. Each American has a different idea of this superiority, but nonetheless strive to achieve

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    The ideology of the American Dream can be traced back to the flood of immigration in the early twentieth century. Families from European Countries sailed on boats from months to read the great promise America held. They left their home countries and everything they had to lead successful and prosperous lives in the US. Another form of the American Dream arose in the 1950s after the US successfully win World War II. Young men came back to their young wives and had many children, hence the name

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    The American Dream, defined by Lori Davis, was the idea, “that every man had the opportunity, through his or her own work, to own land and succeed without barriers.” This idea was achievable for many, in the earliest days of the nation because of how high the wages and how easier it was to get a garanteed job. However, as time went on, this dream became more and more difficult to achieve. Now, in this day and age, the American Dream has disappeared and become a myth, due to factors destroying these

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    My American Dream

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    “American Dream” is a national ethos of the United States citizens, it is the idea that American is the land of opportunity, it is a set of traditional social ideas, including freedom of opportunity for prosperity and success. Through studying this interview, I learned the term “American Dream” was commonly used after the Civil War, which represented the era of struggles, discrimination and a war that put an end to slavery. More than that, the term “American Dream” displayed a story of hope, opportunity

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    the American Man I think of the American dream, although this generation is lazy. The men who fought for this land and suffered for us, to allow us to have our freedom. Laying their life down, and not giving up till the end so we don’t have to worry. Now that’s what I think of as an American man, a person who fights for his freedom and does not give up till he has finished what he has started. The american has freedom, equality, and an opportunity. These three things describe the “American Dream”

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    Dream or Illusion Have we ever thought how long our dreams are? Dreams may last minutes to hours until it gets to the end; sometimes dreams have happy ending and sometimes not. The American Dream is everyone’s dream who lives in the United States because it is “the belief that everyone in the US has the chance to be successful and happy if they work hard” ("The American Dream Definition . . ."). In other words, it aims to encourage people to get what they want if they worked hard for it. By following

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