People in many countries do what ever is necessary to come to a country where you can reach the American dream, although like any dream there is articles and paths that you have to go through. My dream started from the arrival to the big city, the expectations I had and the dream who was not as bright as it seem. I was twelve years old when my dad who I had just met, went to pick my brother, my four sisters and me from Guatemala to take us to the United States of America. At the beginning I was scared and did not want to go, but I did not have a choice because all of my sisters and my brother were living without any arguments and I . I was extremely scared to aboard the airplane, it was enormous and it made so much noise and the fact that I was going with my father did not help that much because I did not have that much confidence. In my dream I dreamed with big buildings full of brightness, for my surprise it was exactly how I dreamed it. I was stun, my eyes would not close even though I was very sleepy. I was not use to so much beauty before, because the city in my country the buildings looked scary and old and here everything was bright and clean with so much architecture. Even though I was scare, when I arrive to Los Angeles I though that all of my dreams will come through because I had actually imagine the city and it turn to be the same as my dream. Furthermore, when I arrived to my parents apartment where my mother was expecting us I though that it was going to be a big mansion. Since the city was so big and nice my expectations where for the house to be like the city, nice and bright. The apartment was nice but it only had two bedrooms when my brother and sisters where six, we also only had two beds. I did not mind living with so little room because in my country the houses were in worst…
The Jaliscienses and The American Dream
March 31, 2014
Throughout the history of California, hardworking Jaliscience immigrants have decided to leave their homes in search of the American Dream in California; coming into the state legally or illegally. An American Dream that has only been achieved to some extent, and may never be a complete achievement due to differences in ethnicity, culture…
the concept of the American Dream.
It has captured the imagination of people from all walks of life and represents the heart and soul
of the country.
The American Dream has served as a roadmap for how we often envision our lives should
play out. The rules of the game are well known, as is the bargain that is struck. For those willing
to work hard and take advantage of their opportunities, there is the expectation of a prosperous
and fulfilling life. The United States has long been epitomized as…
The United States is always the one to help when foreign countries are in need of assistance. Opening doors and opportunities for anyone. However, not all people are welcomed under certain circumstances. They desire a better life, jobs, education, and social freedom. Itching to live the American Dream immigrants find ways to enter the “Promise land”. Dealing with this as a country, the United States work harder and spend more trying to keep illegals out and protect our country from any illegal activities…
person born in the United States or a U.S citizen (legal) and first language spoken English. Everyone has their own ideal of what an U.S American is, many believe in the American dream and have freedom to a curtain extent. Outsiders not born in the U.S wish to be a part of our culture because America offers the best education, lifestyle, government, and money. Americans live the best compared to other countries and get benefits that are a privilege not a right.
An American dream is something everyone…
The American Revolution was a political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America. They first rejected the authority of the Parliament of Great Britain to govern them from overseas without representation, and then expelled all royal officials. By 1775 each colony had established a Provincial Congress or an equivalent governmental institution to govern…
transmit his underlying message regarding President Lincoln as the captain of the United States.
Whitman’s “O Captain! My Captain!” was published in November 1865, following the
end of the Civil War and the assassination of President Lincoln (“O Captain!”). Once the
publication date is known, a reader may more quickly realize that many of Whitman’s lines are
meant to symbolize post- Civil War United States. In the first line of the poem, the reader is
reintroduced to the title of the poem, “O…
the American Dream? In the contents of The Jungle in the early 1900s century the American dream was a thought up lifestyle that the immigrants lived by to keep their life going whether or not they were actually living the American dream. Before immigrating to the United States they were told upon arrival that their life would be filled with luxury items, work would come easy and pay well, and their children would grow up living a life worth living. They came to America with this dream of good life…
them food and clothing, medical care,
Reconstruction - The rebuilding of the South
Ten Percent Plan - 1863, gave Southern states the right to form a new government if 10% of its voters swore loyalty to the United States. This government would be required to abolish slavery.
Amnesty - Government pardon
Wade-Davis Bill - 1864, required a majority of white men in each other state to swear loyalty to the Union. It also denied the right to vote or hold office to any people who volunteered in support of…
The American dream is the reason why thousands of people come to America in order to achieve their dreams of a better life and success. In America people can become success or never reach their goals this is the reality of the American dream, which most people do not reach their goal. The dream is supposed to be fair for everyone but certain circumstances make it uneven for most people and give advantages to a few. This belief of anyone can become successful make American appealing…