Cultural Influences On The American Dream

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American Dream Think about your American Dream. What made you want this dream to become a reality? What has influenced this dream? Many American Dreams are based off of one of the three different influences; Cultural, Social, and/or Political. After looking at many circumstances, I have come to the conclusion that cultural influences have most impacted the American Dream. Ideas, like freedom, can change your personal American Dream. Dreams as in freedom of Speech, Religion, Enterprise, etc. The freedoms can turn into having Patriotism. Sometimes these dreams that can be pursued in America need Protection. Protection is another popular American Dream, waiting to be reality.
Many people come to America to pursue their dream of freedom. Whether it is the freedom of religion, speech, or enterprise, it is freedom. Ronald Reagan states that “Our Constitution is a document in which ‘We the People’ tell the government what it is allowed to do. ‘We the People’ are free.” What he means by this is, We the people states freedom, which means America is Free. Later in his speech, Reagan also once addressed, that America is freedom, but we have to do a better job at getting it across. He said freedom is special and rare so we need to protect it. Our former President stated that America is freedom, but we do not do a good job at showing that. Another one of our Former Presidents also talked about this dream of Freedom. This time it was Barack Obama. He expressed back in 2007, “...

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