Obstacles To Achieve American Dream

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Why Is It Difficult For Every American to Achieve the American Dream? The American dream is something every American wants to achieve in their life because achieving the dream means you will have a lot of money, success, happiness, and nothing to worry about. There are many obstacles Americans have to overcome when trying to achieve the American dream, and for some people the dream is never achieved. For example, Middle and Lower class Americans are the ones who mostly struggle to attain the dream. People in these classes always seem to stay in the same class. Sometimes opportunity is holding people back from attaining the American dream because they might not get the opportunity to be successful. More Americans should be able to attain the …show more content…
How can anyone achieve the American dream if you are always wanting more? The American dream would never really be achieved; individually you would always say if only I had this and so on. There are many reasons for people to not be satisfied with what they have and this is shown in every class because nature is something we are born with so we have to try to overcome it. In order to achieve the American dream you would have to be satisfied with what you have. In The Great Gatsby Jay Gatsby always wanted more from Daisy and he wasn’t satisfied with everything she was giving him because he didn’t have a few years of her past. This shows that your nature is strong and makes people very unsatisfied sometimes. Other people may say that never being satisfied is what keeps everything going in the world because people are always trying to be better and more successful than others. Everyone does not have the same abilities. For example, if a person really wants to do a certain thing and they do not have as good abilities for it as another person does the other person is always going to be more successful in it. Even if the person with the not so good abilities practices all the time and the other person does not. The person with the really good abilities will always be better. This …show more content…
There are many obstacles when trying to achieve the American dream that Americans have to overcome. The wealthier don’t have as difficult of a time achieving the American dream compared to the middle class and below. All Americans should be able to achieve the dream if they work hard because they would deserve it. Some of the most substantial obstacles when trying to achieve the dream are money, nature, heritage, education, and mindset. All of these obstacles are possible for people to overcome but they have to set their mind to it. The American dream is attainable and can be for

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