The American Dream

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What makes people who have the difference backgrounds succeed or failure? The vast number of immigrants who see America as the promised land and those who born in the country are driven by the American Dreams and share the faith in the unwritten definition of the American dream: Those who work hard and play by the rules have an equal chance to succeed. Society realized the achievement of the American dream by home ownership and being better than one’s parents were. While some repudiate and abandon that such dream is obtainable in the twentieth century, Brandon King, a law student at Indiana University who wrote “The American Dream: Dead, Alive, or on Hold?” insists that the American dream still exists and pursuable. King points out that people who are more careful about their spending and seek for the secure job can achieve their big dreams and maintain a sustained lifestyle. Equally important, many researchers conduct the study the term of the American dream and how to pursue it. Research proves that the American dream is still alive and achievable when people practice self-development, have the right attitude, work smart instead of work hard.
Many people have doubts whether the American dream is just a dream or a reachable goal. This question has been debated at every level of society across the nation; however, research shines the light to the wonderers as it reveals that the American dream is not only still alive, more importantly, it is achievable. As Tony Tian-Ren Lin,

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