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Benjamin Franklin And The American Dream

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Benjamin Franklin was among the first to define what it is to be called “American”. His story gave new Americans a relatable story that they, too, could find success in America where they could not anywhere else. With the beginning of the American Revolution, a revolution in culture started as well. An unruly group of people from all around the world had found common ground and a common cause for freedom and fighting for a country that they could finally call their own. In the 1920s, the American Dream started changing into something less about equal opportunity to become the best you can be, and more about the gaining of material things. This development in the American Dream was created by nation's leaders. Before the 1920s Presidents provided

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