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The american dream in the 21st century [sandra hanson, john white] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the american dream has long been a dominant theme in us culture, one with enduring significance, but these are difficult times for dreamers. Staples of the american dream for decades have included a house, a car, plenty of food, enough disposable cash to occasionally go out on the town and a family with whom these luxuries can be. The first use of the phrase the american dream is usually attributed to james truslow adams in his 1931 book the american epicadams described the american dream as a dream of land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement. American dream or mirage one theory is that americans accept such inequality because they overestimate the reality of the american dream — the idea that any american, with enough.
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The 'american dream' has powered the hopes and aspirations of americans for generations it began as a plain but revolutionary notion: each person has the right to pursue happiness, and the freedom to strive for a better life through hard work and fair ambition. The american dream today has drifted away from that envisioned by the founding fathers here's what it was, and what it should be.