My-American-Dream

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In, the United Stated today, the typical preconceived notion of the American dream is pretty much agreed upon; a man and his wife in a decently sized single family home with two kids, a dog, and a white picket fence in the front yard. This image of the perfect American life was conceived during post World War II era Americans with the hopes of coming home from fighting, grabbing their G.I. bill benefits and reaping the aforementioned scenario for themselves.

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My American DreamSteve MooreENGL-108 DeVry universityIn, the United Stated today, the typical preconceived notion of the American dream is pretty much agreed upon; a man and his wife in a decently sized single family home with two kids, a dog, and a white picket fence in the front yard. This image of the perfect American life was conceived during post World War II era Americans with the hopes of coming home from fighting, grabbing their G.I. bill benefits and reaping the aforementioned scenario for themselves. But the American dream, in essence, has nothing to do with any pre-conceived notions of a cookie cutter life for everyone. Instead, the very idea behind the founding of America and therefore the basis for the American dream is that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Thus, America was founded as a place for men to be free to shape their own version of the American dream free from persecution, making the American dream really in the eye of the beholder.Take for example, three essays written from completely different perspectives of Americans seizing the dream for themselves. First there is Silent Dancing by Judith Ortiz Cofer, the story of a young woman as she and her family move to the United States from Puerto Rico in search of a better life. Second, there is This Old House by David Sedaris, The s

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