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  • The African American Dream

    The African American Dream

    The Harlem Renaissance was a period of time, from the 1920's to the 1940's, when African Americans used culture such as art, music, and literature to help fight for their rights and equality. At this time many questions plagued the minds of ...

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    Essay Length: 959 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2011 Essay by people
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    Some people say that the dream is for those who have it. But the truth is, everyone can dream so everyone can make it. If you have faith deliberate faith in God you can make it through. You can make a life. Everyone looked beyond the opportunities they ...

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    Essay Length: 950 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 17, 2011 Essay by heygirly
  • Great Gatsby- Is the American Dream a Myth?

    Great Gatsby- Is the American Dream a Myth?

    Is the American Dream a Myth? Florence King, a famous American novelist, essayist and columnist once critiqued the American Dream by stating, " People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could ...

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    Essay Length: 1,902 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: August 3, 2011 Essay by people
  • The Great Gatsby: Exploitation of the American Dream

    The Great Gatsby: Exploitation of the American Dream

    A person can spend an eternity chasing after a dream. But what happens when that dream is right in front of his face and he fails to obtain it? This exact situation takes form in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby. The story concerns the ...

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    Essay Length: 280 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 21, 2011 Essay by people
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The Most Dreamed About Day!" As most American girls, I have grown up dreaming of my wedding day. I pictured ...

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    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 23, 2011 Essay by people
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    Brehanna Johnson Dr. K. Gavand English 1020 It's been said that technology is becoming a problem in young children lives. The main thing that is becoming a problem is cell phones and the internet. Sherry Turkle describes in her essay "Can You ...

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    Essay Length: 980 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011 Essay by people
  • The Nightmare Within the American Dream

    The Nightmare Within the American Dream

    The Nightmare within the American Dream It is often perceived that the American Dream simply involves the pursuit of success and prosperity. Idealistically, the American Dream is very orderly and simple-success comes to those who work hard enough for it. ...

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    Essay Length: 895 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2011 Essay by people
  • Death of a Salesman and the American Dream

    Death of a Salesman and the American Dream

    The character of Willy Loman was one of these people. He worked his entire life to be able to provide for his family and give them everything they desired. Throughout the play of Death of a Salesman the main worries that Willy had always seemed to revolve ...

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    Essay Length: 602 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2011 Essay by abvanboxtel
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    "The American Dream" A personal study exploring the exploitation of Native American crafts focussing on the Pequot tribe of Connecticut as an example of many hundreds of tribes. Jasmine Dye Through the development of the United States, Native ...

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    Essay Length: 845 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2012 Essay by people
  • The American Dream or Nightmare?

    The American Dream or Nightmare?

    The American Dream or Nightmare? Operating on the idea that all men are created equal, the American Dream is an ideology in the ...

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    Essay Length: 1,417 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2012 Essay by people
  • The American Dream Is Inadequate

    The American Dream Is Inadequate

    "The Great Gatsby" introduces a character, Jay Gatsby, who lives his life in the desperate pursuit of the American Dream. The Majority of the human race believes that the American Dream is about wealth, fame and or even love; or it could be all ...

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    Essay Length: 761 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2012 Essay by shacoyawilliams
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    ... are some of the core American values:

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    Essay Length: 966 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2012 Essay by Symbaaa
  • Steve Jobs and the Achievable American Dream

    Steve Jobs and the Achievable American Dream

    An amazing man once said: "We don't get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we've all chosen to do this with our lives. So it ...

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    Essay Length: 1,302 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: September 8, 2012 Essay by williheat
  • American Dream Dead or Alive?

    American Dream Dead or Alive?

    The American Dream is a national ethos of the U.S. in which freedom includes a promise of the possibility of prosperity and success. In the definition of the American Dream may mean differently to every U.S. citizen. For some it is the dream of freedom ...

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    Essay Length: 579 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 8, 2012 Essay by ricanangel25
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    Wildon DesLauriers 9/12/12 English 11 American Dream The American Dream is versioned by many to be the freedom to choose one's own path in life. The American Dream came about in three stages and the stages are supported by many writings in American ...

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    Essay Length: 410 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 16, 2012 Essay by people
  • Mercedes Benz Inspires the American Dream

    Mercedes Benz Inspires the American Dream

    Angelica Jaimes Courtney Ryan English Comp 3 April 29, 2013 Mercedes Benz Inspires the American Dream The American dream can be defined as a personal goal in which one wishes to become classy and sophisticated. Many magazine advertisements persuade the ...

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    Essay Length: 1,079 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 19, 2013 Essay by Angie1016
  • American Dream Case

    American Dream Case

    The "American Dream" has lots of clichés and can mean so many things to so many people. Whatever the meaning may be, it is deep within each of us. However, it often times seems as if the American Dream is simply political propaganda. Some days ...

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    Essay Length: 1,230 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2013 Essay by va1513231
  • American Dream Essay

    American Dream Essay

    AMERICAN DREAM ESSAY The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a story that talks about the American dream. Mr. Gatsby’s life is the main depiction of what the American dreams looks like, taste like, and feels like. Even though “The Great Gatsby” talks ...

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    Essay Length: 971 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2015 Essay by emmanuel406
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The American Dream In text 2 we read about the American Dream interpreted by a foreigner. To this foreigner, America is the Promised Land, and it is the place where dreams come true. He does, however realize, that no dreams come true, unless they are ...

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    Essay Length: 793 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 14, 2017 Essay by cami433s
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The American Dream is the concept that all Americans are all given an equal opportunity to succeed through hard work and determination. Many factors, however, play into achieving this dream. The typical American citizen has no say or control over a lot of ...

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    Essay Length: 1,314 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2018 Essay by jordanpttfrd
  • Termed the Second American Revolution

    Termed the Second American Revolution

    Termed the Second American Revolution, the War of 1812 had a major impact on American life. Take a look at the ...

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    Essay Length: 326 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2010 Essay by people
  • Abuse Within the Asian American Community

    Abuse Within the Asian American Community

    ... also common within the Asian American community. "Domestic abuse is ...

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    Essay Length: 939 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2010 Essay by people
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    ... that contributed to instigating the American Revolution, two stand out most ...

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    Essay Length: 313 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2011 Essay by people
  • The American Immigration Experience and "the Godfather, Part Ii"

    The American Immigration Experience and "the Godfather, Part Ii"

    The American Immigration Experience The history of America is immigration. There are many films that have dealt with the trials and tribulations of immigrants and their families, such as "Far and Away," "Scarface," "Gangs of New ...

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    Essay Length: 1,027 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2011 Essay by people
  • John Brown - American Terrorist

    John Brown - American Terrorist

    John Brown-An American Terrorist Davis S. Reynolds hails him as the man who "killed slavery, sparked the civil war, and seeded civil rights". (Reynolds) This sounds like a man that is a hero. However, probably the most telling phrase and truth ...

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    Essay Length: 652 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2011 Essay by people

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