Is the american dream still a realistic goal for all?
Core to the American identity is “The American Dream”–the notion that if you work hard, you can get ahead and achieve financial stability and success.
Is the American dream still a realistic goal for all? If so, how? If not, why not? And does or doesn’t it matter?
In your answer, please address the roles that economic inequality and politics play. Draw on the course materials from at least four authors to construct your argument.
This paper should be no more than 1200 words in 11 or 12-point type, double-spaced, with one-inch margins. Please include on the first page of your paper your discussion section instructor’s name, and the word count of your essay before handing it in.
Strong papers will incorporate support from the range of the readings, class discussions, and lectures. When your ideas are based on these sources, cite them with simple notation (Tussman, p. 295). No elaborate footnotes or bibliographies are required. Acknowledgement of intellectual debt, however, is required.