American Dream of the Soldiers of the Vietnam War

“When we first got here–all of us–we were real young and innocent, full of romantic bullwhip, but we learned pretty damn quick. ” This quote was extracted from the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, and exemplifies the power that the war had In exploiting one’s innocence. The Vietnam war drastically altered the […]

Is the american dream achievable?

“It’s called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it” -George Carline, 2005[2: http://expectoration’s. Com/us/ definition/American_English/American-dream] The American Dream: the image of a white picket fence house with a perfect family, two educated children, one girl and one boy and the mother and father both working without worrying about financial concerns. […]

American Dream

The concept of the American Dream has been a trademark of the country for centuries, but it has recently been said that the idea has changed as time goes on. Authors Bob Herbert, Cal Thomas, Paul Grumman and Karen Olsson give their views on what they think has happened to the American dream and how […]

American Dream

America does still provide the American Dream. Most people don’t think the American Dream is still available. Even though America may still provide access to the American Dream through hard work, opportunities, and Inalienable rights, we, as people, still need to go out and seek the American Dream. With the American Dream comes hard work. […]

American dream

The term “American dream” is used in many ways, but it essentially is an idea that suggests that anyone in the US can succeed through hard work and has the potential to lead a happy, successful life. Many people have expanded upon or refined the definition to include things such as freedom, fulfillment and meaningful […]

American Dream

The American Dream is something that prevails within us despite the inevitable rises and falls of the economy, is a triumphant hope for progress and prosperity. Brandon King asserts In his essay “The American Dream: Dead, Alive, or on Hold? ” that the American Dream Is “more alive and Important than ever (573) but that […]

American Dream

The American Dream in the sass was viewed differently among each and every individual, but generally was perceived as owe people set out to find their own personal state of happiness, peace, and freedom. Culture in the sass represented how freedom, peace, and happiness all started to expand. Various songs were written and played that […]