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American Dream

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oliva samano

on 20 April 2014

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Transcript of American Dream

The American Dream
What does The American Dream mean?
It is a national ethos of the us, a set of ideals in which freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity and success, and an upward social mobility through handwork.
How The American Dream originate?
It originated in the early days of american settlement, with the mostly poor immigrants searching for opportunities it was first manifested in the declaration of independence, which describes an attitude of hope.
During the 1920s the perception of the american dream was that an individual can achieve success in life regardless of family history or social status if they only work hard.
Roaring Twenties
bootlegging business during the 20s came along with a huge increase in organized crime
20s depression was the main focus
The American Dream During the 1920's
The American Dream in the 1800s was very important to lots of people,some described it with words like life,liberty,and pursuit of happiness since slavery was the root of the civil war,people thought of the american dream as ending slavery,but others thought of it as freedom and liberty.
Prominent Figure
of the 1920's
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the twenty-eighth President of the United states during the 1920's as a democrat. he proved highly successful in leading a democratic congress to pass major legislation. He was a devout Presbyterian, and leading intellectual of the Progressive Era.
My Own Idea
My American Dream
My concept of The Amercian Dream is everyone being happy,no one differencing each other from one another,no discrimination against each other,everyone being equal.My personal American Dream is completing my education to be able to be a social worker and many other things I want to study,have a house and car,and just live a happy life.
American Dream
I had asked a few people what they thought about the american dream and they repsonded that it was facy, curtious, and respectful
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The era of the
20's was created with a hustle and bustle that the 1920's invented with the sound of Jazz playing, radios blaring , and Model T's honking .
White picket fence
Green grass
Fashion & Music
The Great Gatsby
Manners and Respect

Rosie Yniguez
Rosie Yniguez
Rosie Yniguez
The American Dream Q's & A's
The American dream was a era of the 1900's-1950's. I asked acouple of my family members and people from work what they thought about when i said " What do you think of when i say "American Dream""? They said Martin Luther King Jr. an era of respect, money, music, cars, and fashion
1800's prominent figure
Harriet Tubman,was a "Conductor" on the underground railroad. She led more than 300 slaves to freedom ,also served union forces in coastal Southern Carolina.
American Dream Era
The most common answer i was given was that the American Dream was
very wealthy, they had alot of respect
along with being very successful. Education was always
a need to have as well as today.
Rosie Yniguez
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The American Dream
The perfect American dream was having a house in the suburbs, a steady job, being married,having a few kids, and keeping up with The Jones. The American Dream of 1950s was by no means simple. Hard work, family values, and hopes still remaind the backbone of the 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
Elvis began attracting attention with his music in 1954, when he was 19. He infused black rhythm-and-blues songs with his distinctive style,Presley may have had his attributions of being outside the norm, but he was still portrayed as a good son, a loyal American, a solid citizen.
My American Dream
My American Dream, invovles having a nice home in where you have room to run around and just be with your family comfortable and just not worry about anything. Having a job that you enjoy and waking up every morning loving what you do everyday. A place in where you re not judged by everything that you do, sometimes the A merican Dream isn't what you always excpect. But i do know that no matter what you do in life there always has to be hard work and determination, because without any of those thimngs you cann't go anywhere.
Elvis Presely: Figure of 1950's
Destine Villa
Destinie Villa
Destinie Villa
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