1 edition of Claiming the American dream found in the catalog.
Claiming the American dream
|Statement||written and published by the National Surveyors Corps.|
|Contributions||National Surveyors Corps.|
|LC Classifications||HD216 .C527 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||44 p. :|
|Number of Pages||44|
|LC Control Number||92242460|
The ideology of the American dream — the faith that an individual can attain success and virtue through strenuous effort — is the very soul of the American nation. According to Jennifer Hochschild, we have failed to face up to what that dream requires of our society, and yet we possess no other central belief that can save the United States. "The American Dream" is one of the most familiar and resonant phrases in our national lexicon, so familiar that we seldom pause to ask its origin, its history, or what it actually means. In this fascinating short history, Jim Cullen explores the meaning of the American Dream, or rather the several American Dreams that have both reflected and shaped American identity from the /5(2).
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American Dream in Literature James Truslow Adams is usually attributed first with coining the phrase "American dream," when describing it in his book The Epic of America, where he wrote of a "dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity according to ability or achievement.". Messner and Rosenfeld’s Crime and the American Dream: Using Limitless Means to Achieve a Limited End. One may ask why such an abundance of crime occurs in America, a country of privilege, liberty, and individuality, where people enjoy freedoms, both tangible and intangible, that in other countries in the world are simply unattainable.
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The ideology of the American dream--the faith that an individual can attain success and virtue through strenuous effort--is the very soul of the American nation. According to Jennifer Hochschild, we have failed to face up to what that dream requires of our society, and yet we possess no other central belief that can save the United States from chaos.2/5(1).
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“In this important book, Mike Strain persuasively bolsters his title claim that 'the American Dream is not dead.' While the nation faces disruptive challenges from economic changes from trade and technology, those very changes help propel our prosperity.
What could kill the American dream, as Strain notes, is a populist call for protection. The American Dream—that hard work can lead one from rags to riches—has been a core facet of American identity since its inception.
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