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The American Dream

  • Date Submitted: 11/27/2013 07:23 AM
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The American Dream
What is the American Dream, and who are the people most likely to pursue it’s often fulfillment? The American Dream has come to represent the attainment of goals that are specific to each individual. While one person might consider a purchased home with a white picket fence, another might regard it as the financial ability to operate his own business. There is no cut or dried definition of the American Dream as long as two people hold a different meaning. What it represents is the opportunity for people to seek out their individual and collective desires under a political democracy. 
The American Dream was optimized by the ability to own a home, live in safety and in a community of like-minded souls. The great exodus from the cities to the suburbs defined the American idea of the good life. The American Dream was and always will be something that makes America great. It allows those with aspirations to make dreams come true. What America alone needs is a dream and the motivation to carry out that dream. Ambition is the driving force behind the American Dream. It allows any one that has an aspiration, a desire, and a craving to carry out the individual dream. It knows no bounds of race, gender or religion. It stands for something that everyone can strive towards. A dream can be a desire for something great. In America, the American Dream allows dreams to become realities.
To live this dream is to succeed. It allows anyone, rich or poor to have the opportunity to succeed. It is the ability to come from nothing and to become something. To succeed at anything you do, you must have patience and persistence. It requires hard work, persistence and a desire for something better. There are also many people who have been living the American 
Dream whether it was football stars, actors, or even their own friends. Many people who are living this dream don't even realize it because they want even more than they already have. The American Dream is also a...

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