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What is the American Dream? Who coined the term first?

Asked by Joseph Chacko, 07 Mar '09 11:53 pm
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Historian and writer James Truslow Adams coined the phrase "American Dream" in his 1931 book Epic of America:

"The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement."

The American Dream today often refers to one's material wealth which is dependent upon one's abilities and work ethic, and not on a rigid class structure
Answered by M H Kisan, 07 Mar '09 11:59 pm

 
  
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It is the widespread aspiration of Americans to live better than their parents did. Mike Jones throough his DVD movie.
Answered by Good Citizen, 08 Mar '09 02:33 pm

 
  
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The American Dream is the freedom that allows all citizens and most residents[1] of the United States to pursue their goals in life through hard work and free choice.

The phrase's meaning has evolved over the course of American history. The Founding Fathers used the phrase, "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." It began as the opportunity to achieve greater material prosperity than was possible in their countries of origin. For others it is the opportunity for their children to grow up and receive an education and its consequent career opportunities. It is the opportunity to make individual choices without the restrictions of class, caste, religion, race, or ethnic group.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 08 Mar '09 06:53 am

 
  
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Shri Kisan has rightly explained.But even now this phraze is widely quoted
and particularly in schools and above to motivate the Young to achieve the
dream
Answered by AANEWS AGENCY, 08 Mar '09 05:52 am

 
  
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Apne dil ka haal batana chod diya,
humne bhi gehrai mein jaana chod diya.
Areyy yeh kia ?
Holi se pehle hi aapne nahana chod diya!!
Gud mrng
Answered by STUPID, 09 Mar '09 06:01 pm

 
  
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