The American Perception of the American Dream
Most perceptions of the American dream for us is the want of material things. People want the white picket fence with the nice family and the perfect life. Along with that comes the want to be rich and famous. Immigrants had the idea that anyone could come to America and automatically become wealthy. Back in the days America was a country for opportunity. Jobs were abundant and available to almost anyone. Despite hard times and difficult working conditions, American’s and immigrants still wanted to fulfill the idea of the American Dream. America has come a long way and with its development has come changes to the American Dream.