What Is the American Dream

What Is the American Dream


Names: Hagai Barsky and Jonathan Sabbag

To: Marj

Grade: 11th

Our research question is: What is the American dream, and how is it shown in the book "Of Mice and Men."

At first we debated about what the main topic was that was shown in the book. We decided it the hope of achieving the American dream. That is what kept them going and working and that’s why we think it is an important topic.

We chose what keeps people working to achieve their dreams.
We are planning to find information about the American dream, the way it is shown in the book and compare them.

The fraise The American dream was first used by James Truslow Adams in his book "The epic of America".
He defined the fraise: "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. It is a difficult dream for the European upper classes 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 fullest stature of which they are innately capable, and be recognized by others for what they are, regardless of the fortuitous circumstances of birth or position."

The American dream does not have one version; the American dream is different for every citizen of the US. Essentially the American Dream is an idea which suggests that all people are equal and can succeed through hard work, and that all people have the potential to live happy, successful lives. The idea of the American dream is actually older then America itself it began in the 1600s when people began to come up with all sorts of hopes and aspirations for the new and unexplored America.
Most of these dreams focused on owning land and establishing profitable businesses which would generate happiness, and some people also incorporated ideals of...

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