The American Dream

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The common interpretation of the American dream is the idea that no matter your social class or wealth, you will be able to achieve the life you want through hard work and determination. There are differences in opinion on whether or not the American Dream is real and achievable but I believe the American dream is true to an extent, not everyone is going to be a millionaire. Though I don't believe anything is achievable I do believe that it is possible for anyone to have a better life than your parents in almost all circumstances because of the role entrepreneurship plays in our economy, scholarships for colleges allow education for degrees, and the amount of times people have achieved their american dream.
Entrepreneurs in America have had lots of success. If you look at entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates, these two and many others have come up with ideas that solved problems or invented something that American citizens wanted. Anyone can come up with an idea that could solve a problem, it may not make you a millionaire, but it will give you money based off of the need of the product you came up with. According to GEM, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, there are now 27 million US entrepreneurs, which is record for the study. And you don't have to be rich to be an entrepreneur, anyone can come up with an idea and if they work hard enough can make it a real thing. The rising number of entrepreneurs shows that the opportunity is either easier or a better

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