American Dream

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Mind Map on American Dream, created by luisepeters on 09/20/2013.

Created by luisepeters about 6 years ago
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American Dream
1 Then
1.1 beliefs and values
1.1.1 freedom freest society, all people are equal
1.1.2 individualism
1.1.3 mobility, optimism, flexibility chance to succes
1.1.4 progress ''Nation with a mission''
1.1.5 hard work good self-discipline
1.1.6 patriotism proud to be an American
1.2 historical events
1.2.1 Declaration of Independence (1776) every citizen has a right to life , liberty and the pursuit of happiness
1.2.2 Revolutionary War (1776-1783) Americans start to settle the North American continent (1776-1783)
1.2.3 women get the right to vote (1920)
2 Now
2.1 big gap between rich and poor
2.1.1 rich class
2.1.2 middle class
2.1.3 underclass
2.2 affirmative action
2.2.1 supporting blacks and single parents to get work and education
2.3 no classless society, succes-oriented
2.3.1 unfair chances to get succes
2.4 ambition to succeed
2.4.1 African-American prosperous black middle class, impoverished underclass
2.4.2 Mexican-American illegal, cheap workers
2.4.3 Asian-American qualified professionals
2.5 ''melting pot of nations''
2.6 ''salad bowl''

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