Reason For The American Dream

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Is the American Dream really what people want? People shouldn’t have to want the American Dream and should have their own choice in how they live their own lives. When people make a decision in their lives that should have a say in it and how things will go down. This wasn’t the case of many people during both World War 1 & 2 because of how harsh the country would be at all times or even when they started to settle things would go south quickly. The US before Pearl Harbor was in a good position in WW2 because of how much we were making and how little tragedies we had. After Pearl Harbor we had to go into war and it changed how everyone thought about us and Japan. The American dream isn’t really the most important thing to anyone outside of …show more content…
Men and teens would get drafted all the time into the Military leaving the women home to handle the jobs normally men would do. What many people know is that they did their jobs well and were great workers while the men had went away to fight in the wars. What most people don’t remember though is how hard the women fought after the men came home again and told them to go back to being just a housewife watching over the kids while they went to work. They weren’t in the greatest position but the country that the men had just fought is in a worse position in almost every way possible. The women didn’t want to live like that anymore so they wanted to become a US citizen regardless of how bad it seemed to us. Here is America we have these stereotypes in place and we expect it to be true. The American dream after the Women’s Rights Movement changed because of how the women expected to be treated. While we were fighting for more rights to gender specific things the other countries were still fighting for their lives. Our America was fine; we were …show more content…
The people in America have always made it possible to be the safest spot in the world. We don’t like to let anything wrong happen to our homeland. It seems like when a war happens though that the entire country goes into battle giving everything they have to make sure we have the winning team. Not only were the people donating all they had but they also saw all the ads on tv or out in public and felt not the desire to donate but as if they had to. When we send troops over to other countries for war we always have to make sure we are safe over in America and we will do anything to reassure we are safe even if that means getting everyone in the nation to feel guilty if they don’t do something to make the situation

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