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  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    It is the intent of this paper to prove that the "American Dream" can best be explained as a "city upon a hill." "Ciity upon a hill" meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of ...

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    Essay Length: 1,771 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon
  • Andrew Carnegie and the American Dream

    Andrew Carnegie and the American Dream

    Andrew Carnegie and The American Dream Many have tried; few have achieved - The American Dream. What is the American Dream? According to Webster the American Dream is the ideal according to which equality of opportunity permits any American to aspire to ...

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    Essay Length: 1,085 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • My Changed View of the American Dream

    My Changed View of the American Dream

    My Changed View of The American Dream I believe that my thought of the American Dream was more or less lumped around freedom. I feel that has remained intact, but at the same time I find myself analyzing these readings and noticing through time the ...

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    Essay Length: 320 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • How the American Dream Is Depicted in the Great Gatsby

    How the American Dream Is Depicted in the Great Gatsby

    The American Dream has been around for many years. This has been the goal for many Americas, as well as immigrants throughout the world. The whole point of the American Dream was to achieve wealth, love, happiness, and power. In order to achieve the ...

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    Essay Length: 1,098 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Artur
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    ... disqualify themselves from attaining the American definition of success – the achievement ...

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    Essay Length: 527 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Top
  • The Real American Dream

    The Real American Dream

    The Real American Dream Since the early days of our country, America has been perceived as the promise land- the place where all people could live freely and happily. To escape to this wonderland and start a new life was the "American Dream". ...

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    Essay Length: 619 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jack
  • The American Dream, and All Its Splendor (great Gatsby)

    The American Dream, and All Its Splendor (great Gatsby)

    ... the founding of the "American Dream" -- the belief that anyone ...

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    Essay Length: 844 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Janna
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle was one of the greatest baseball player in the history of the United States. He was born in October 20, 1931 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. His Dad was Elven Mantle. “He taught Mickey Mantle how to switch hit and play outfield”. His ...

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    Essay Length: 929 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • American Dream?

    American Dream?

    American Dream? The American dream! What is the American dream? Who lives and considers their life the American dream? Does Bartleby live the American dream? What makes this story have anything to do with the American dream? Well in the next few pages I ...

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    Essay Length: 1,131 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Stenly
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    The American Dream, yes everybody has one, it can be from living in a large house and having a million dollars to just having the privilege to live in America and try to make something better for themselves in this “new” life or “new” start they are ...

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    Essay Length: 1,544 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Mike
  • American Dreams with the Younger Family

    American Dreams with the Younger Family

    American Dream through the Youngers Family The idea of the American Dream still has truth in today’s time, even if it is wealth, love, or fame. The thing that never changes about the American Dream is that everyone deserves something in life and everyone, ...

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    Essay Length: 1,640 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mike
  • The American Dream in Fitzgerald’s the Great Gatsby

    The American Dream in Fitzgerald’s the Great Gatsby

    The American Dream in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby The 1920’s were a time of parties, drinking and having nothing but fun. Many aspired to be rich and prosperous and longed to be a part of the upper class. Although this was the dream for many Americans ...

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    Essay Length: 1,188 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    ... time has played in many American dreams. Part of my American dream is to let time play ...

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    Essay Length: 663 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Great Gasby and the American Dream

    The Great Gasby and the American Dream

    Within the veins of every American flows the undeniable drive to succeed. This power creates rich from poor, turns struggles into money and ultimately opens the window for all peoples to better themselves. Although the American dream still converts dirt ...

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    Essay Length: 678 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Top
  • Gatsby’s Pursuit of the American Dream

    Gatsby’s Pursuit of the American Dream

    Gatsby's Pursuit of the American Dream The Great Gatsby, a novel by Scott Fitzgerald, is about the American Dream, and the downfall of those who attempt to reach its impossible goals. The attempt to capture the American Dream is used in many novels. ...

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    Essay Length: 827 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Victor
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    Subsidies are payments, economic concessions, or privileges given by the government to favor businesses or consumers. In the 1930s, subsidies were designed to favor agriculture. John Steinbeck expressed his dislike of the farm subsidy system of the United ...

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    Essay Length: 1,146 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    Midterm Essay: The American Dream The American Dream is so many different things to so many different people, especially American’s. While other countries around the World would like to argue that Americans’ only aspiration is to become infinitely ...

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    Essay Length: 1,205 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Andrew Carnegie and the American Dream

    Andrew Carnegie and the American Dream

    Andrew Carnegie and The American Dream Many have tried; few have achieved - The American Dream. What is the American Dream? According to Webster the American Dream is the ideal according to which equality of opportunity permits any American to aspire to ...

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    Essay Length: 1,085 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Janna
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    This paper will prove that the American Dream can best be explained as a city upon a hill, meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all ...

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    Essay Length: 1,818 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Mikki
  • American Dream in the Great Gatsby

    American Dream in the Great Gatsby

    th of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby The American Dream embodies the belief that each person can succeed in life on the basis of his own skills and effort. This idea awakes and develops during the 18th and 19th centuries - a period of fast ...

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    Essay Length: 825 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Yan
  • What Makes a Hero? a Comparison Between the Great Gatsby and American Beauty, with Reference to Author’s Context and the Corruption of the American Dream.

    What Makes a Hero? a Comparison Between the Great Gatsby and American Beauty, with Reference to Author’s Context and the Corruption of the American Dream.

    How does one define a hero? is he someone who rescues single mothers from burning buildings? Is he someone who chases his dream no matter the consequences? Is he someone who reaches ultimate fulfillment with his life? Is he merely the main character in a ...

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    Essay Length: 859 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Max
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    American Dream ----Compare “Hester Street” and “Eat a Bowel of Tea” Many years ago, people have immigrated to a new world where they can hope for a more beautiful existence, for the wealth, for the freedoms, for the better opportunities and most ...

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    Essay Length: 1,159 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Jack
  • American Dreams

    American Dreams

    all of which are american dreams today is libs monday. things ...

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    Essay Length: 341 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The American Dream - Death of Salesman

    The American Dream - Death of Salesman

    There is something magical and sometimes overpowering to the majority of mankind: It is the thing that allows people to live in mansion's with helipad's as well as underground society forced to live in the many tunnels and passageways under New ...

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    Essay Length: 742 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A True American Dream "doctor Martin Luther King"

    A True American Dream "doctor Martin Luther King"

    A True American Dream The picture of Doctor Martin Luther King making his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of a Washington D.C. crowd is a true artifact of the American Dream. In the Constitution of the ...

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    Essay Length: 404 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Tommy

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