-1 American Dream In the 1950’s, After the Americans have won world war three, many soldiers came back from the army to settle down. Many Americans left the big cities to live in suburban areas. Those who seek homes outside the city believe the “American Dreams” was to have success, fame wealth through hard work. They believe the ideal life would consist of owning a home, preferably in the suburban areas, having two children, and buying a car. As for present life, many people have rejected the dream, replacing it with a philosophy of “get rich quick”. There are variety of these dreams, and today the three leading ways to instant wealth are large-prize television game shows, big-jackpot state lotteries and compensation lawsuits. As for my American Dream, it differs from those dreams. It still has the same concepts of what makes a American Dream by being successful, free, and being able to control your own destiny. Becoming successful has been the dreams of many people of the past and present
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