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09/04/2019

What is the american dream (not the play)?

QUESTION
What is the american dream (not the play)?
Not the play but the actual american dream.
please make answers very simple (maybe like 3 word answers for each suggestion) and please tell me what you think it is. (i have an essay to write and i have to know what the american dream is first)

ANSWER
It’s a cherished desire for success and money. To be someone that others look up to or even envy. To overcome your family’s potentials.

http://www.answers.com/topic/american-dr… :
A phrase connoting hope for prosperity and happiness, symbolized particularly by having a house of one’s own. Possibly applied at first to the hopes of immigrants, the phrase now applies to all except the very rich and suggests a confident hope that one’s children’s economic and social condition will be better than one’s own.

the widespread aspiration of Americans to live better than their parents did