The American dream is the belief that the United States provides the freedom for all Americans to be happy and live a better life if they work hard and try their best. Since the United States was founded in 1776, the American dream has represented different things to different people. Some people think it means making money and becoming rich. Others see it as being able to buy a house, raise a family, and live a happy life without fear of losing those things.
One common feature of the idea of the American dream is that it is open to everyone—those born in the United States and immigrants who move there. While many ideas of what the American dream means...Read more