An Essay About My American Dream

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The idea of an quintessential “American Dream” is built on a foundation of American ideals that have persisted in the American and international cultures for centuries. The American Dream is the ultimate achievement of perfection and prosperity for anyone who aims to live an American life envied by all their peers. Since the 17th century immigrants have traveled to America so they could achieve their dreams in a new country filled with opportunities. The American dream has evolved as Americans themselves evolved, changing as quickly as the country that fostered it. Today the phrase “American Dream” brings to mind a much different idea than it did two-hundred, one-hundred , or even fifty years ago. Though the picturesque experience the American …show more content…
I want a future that is always changing and hopefully moving towards a better tomorrow. Although change brings some anxiety into my life because as a perfectionist I tend to rely on a permanent, a carefully crafted schedule with too much of the same routine quickly grows boring. I want the world to change so that each day I can find new ways to solve new problems and create new ways of thinking. I want a future that provides me with opportunities to learn new things and apply them to new ideas. An ever-evolving future is a part of my American Dream because it helps that American Dream to continue growing with the world around …show more content…
I desire an outstanding job because I want an everyday experience of preforming to the best of my abilities. If everyday of that job were the same, I would no longer be challenged to achieve the best work everyday because I would preform the same work everyday. The same goes for my want of a loving family. I look forward to the opportunity to care for and provide for my family each day the absolute best that I can but doing the same tasks each day would quickly grow boring and unchallenging. My American Dream contains change for the same reason it contains a job and family: so each day can continue to be challenging and

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