America 's The American Dream

1537 Words Apr 7th, 2016 7 Pages
America the beautiful. From one shining sea to another lies this relatively adolescent country. A country that is filled with a set of ideals in which freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity and success. It is the belief that, no matter how poor you begin life, you can achieve upward social mobility for your family and children. Many people believe that rising social mobility and success is possible in America for everyone due to American social, economic, and political system. Throughout history, the American Dream has evolved into many different beliefs. People believe that there is one American Dream when this is not the case. The American Dream is different amongst the individual. One cannot speak for someone beliefs and opinions, which is why the American Dream isn’t one set notion. But does the American Dream have influences? Do people or idea’s influence the American Dream? The answer is yes. Media. As history progressed, technology and media revolutionized the world. The media has transformed the way people view society-everything we want, need, and see is persuaded through media. Which is why media influences the representation of the American Dream. THIS IS WHERE I NEED TO ADD MY THESIS. Now, what’s my “American Dream”? Well, I am afraid I 'm going to have to save that for later.
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