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What is the American Dream?

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Q. What is the American Dream? Since 1886, nearly 40 million immigrants have arrived in the United States and have become American citizens. Ethnic minorities now make up one-forth of the U.S population, and by year 2010, it is predicted to rise to one-third. Many of those immigrants sacrificed their jobs, their relationships and connections, their educational levels and languages to start a new life in America and succeed in reaching their dream. So, what is the American Dream? What all these immigrants are looking for in the United States? Is it fame? Is it fortune? One would probably describe it as being rich and well known, some would imply to have a lot of power. However, the general definition of the American Dream is being able to get the highest level of education, being successful in finding an appropriate job and creating a healthy and happy family. American education is considered to be one of the most prestigious. One can get a good basis of knowledge with an opportunity of specialization in schools, colleges and universities of the USA. What is more important, students learn to be independent, confident and purposeful from the first steps of their educational ladder. ...read more.

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May be it is the cause of the fact that in the USA people do not hurry to get married. Usually, men first make a career and only then create a family. As a rule, it is the age of 40 and above when people are more caring about their children, so devoting all the time and love to them. That is why such families are the most successful. On the other hand, dreaming of such American family, Russian ladies are thinking about big white houses on the green lawn, up-to-date cars and accounts in Swiss banks. But, nevertheless, an American-type family with its warm relationship is something that people are still dreaming of.The American Dream ================== Since 1886, nearly 40 million immigrants have arrived in the United States and have become American citizens. Ethnic minorities now make up one-forth of the U.S population, and by year 2010, it is predicted to rise to one-third. Many of those immigrants sacrificed their jobs, their relationships and connections, their educational levels and languages to start a new life in America and succeed in reaching their dream. So, what is the American Dream? ...read more.

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However, there are a lot of unemployed people, who consider it to be very difficult to find appropriate job for immigrants in America. But still, there are numerous examples of people achieving great success in this country, thus there will always be people who piously believe in American brilliant career opportunities. Finally, let us turn to the concept of an American family. And there is an interesting point that American people are considered to be the most family orientated. An American family is associated with love, tenderness, tolerance, understanding and care. May be it is the cause of the fact that in the USA people do not hurry to get married. Usually, men first make a career and only then create a family. As a rule, it is the age of 40 and above when people are more caring about their children, so devoting all the time and love to them. That is why such families are the most successful. On the other hand, dreaming of such American family, Russian ladies are thinking about big white houses on the green lawn, up-to-date cars and accounts in Swiss banks. But, nevertheless, an American-type family with its warm relationship is something that people are still dreaming of. ...read more.

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