The American Dream Comparison Essay by Calwriter

The American Dream
A comparison of the myth and reality of the American dream.
# 59400 | 1,288 words | 1 source | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Jun 18, 2005 in Ethnic Studies (North American) , Sociology (General)

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This paper examines how the fantasy of liberty and opportunity has attracted and will continue to attract untold amounts of immigrants to American shores to be welcomed by the Statue of Liberty. It attempts to show how the reality is far different from what is envisioned when immigrants first come to the United States and how the American dream, in fact, leads to more inequality in society, which is the exact opposite of its ideals.

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