The Nolan's: What Was The American Dream?

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Like many Americans, the Nolan’s wanted a new start. It was the American Dream to own land in America. Many immigrants came to America to start over, but most ended up as poor as they had started. However, Katie and Sissy’s mom, Mary Rommely, knew how to become rich. They needed a star bank. First Katie must get a condensed milk can, and cut and fold it into a star shape (Smith 89). Then she should nail it to the back of her closet (Smith 89). Once she has done this she can save up to buy land (Smith 86). Mary wants her daughter to live a better life than she did. She believes the Nolans can have this opportunity by saving up for land. Once one owns land there are options which come with chances to pull through. Being poor is hard work, but
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