The American Dream/Promise


During the last few centuries many people have migrated to America. of America is pretty much a false idea. This promise wasn’t really a promise though. For Native Americans, African-Americans, and other groups…this promise has been broken…mostly because the American Dream is obtainable…but very difficult to achieve. Let’s take African-Americans for example. African-Americans obviously have a very large difference compared to most others in the world. They are black. People seemed to have a difficult time accepting this and because the farmers and people working on plantations with slaves all got their slaves mainly from Africa and the blacks were chosen to be used by them to do all of ...

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next door to upper class Americans that just don’t want people who walk around pretty much nude right next to them. That then has people of different groups striving for their cultural identity to be shown because they aren’t fitting into the Eurocentric ideal of an “American” culture. Saying that this country is like a tossed salad though is a lot different and a lot more realistic. The salad dressings that hold America together in the tossed salad, are democracy, freedom and liberty. Diversity is another problem of the nation. Blacks are still discriminated against, women are still discriminated, and so are many different immigrants. Sure, people do wrong and there are reasons to not like some people, but the ones that come to this country to live the "American” way of life, need to be welcomed with warm smiles and help with the things they don’t know about this country ...

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Added: 12/18/2004 01:49:35 PM
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