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What is the American Dream?: Dueling dualities in the American ...

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Jun 25, 2011 ... The story of the pursuit of happiness in America is thus a story of its close alliance ... But in recent years, many researchers have begun to see this relationship .... America is that between an American lifestyle that revolves around ... rise of mass consumption in America to policies adopted after World War II: ...

Postwar United States - American Memory Timeline- Classroom ...

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When World War II ended, the United States was in better economic ... left after the war, American society became more affluent in the postwar years than most Americans could have imagined in their wildest dreams before or during the war. ... upward mobility it provided for many white Americans--was not lost on those who ...

American Dream in the Balance (September 2012) - SlideShare

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Sep 20, 2012 ... This is a complex time for the American Dream, and the run-up to the ... Americans see many obstacles to WHAT IT MEANS FOR BRANDS (cont'd.) ..... After four years of economic turmoil, the American Dream has undergone severe ..... It is certainly not DREAM” what it was for the World War II generation.

State of the American Dream: Economic Policy and the Future - Demos

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Jun 6, 2013 ... America's economy has been an awesome engine of wealth ... Over recent decades, many political leaders have failed to reckon with a ... In the years after World War II, as economic growth and productivity ...... Congress should strengthen disclosure around lobbying and implement stronger revolving door ...

American Dream and Middle Class in Jeopardy - Live Science

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Oct 9, 2008 ... American Dream and Middle Class in Jeopardy ... revolving around the American Dream — owning a house in a good neighborhood and ... year showed a vast number of Americans themselves don't know what middle class is. ... came into popular usage after World War II for various reasons, including an ...

How Does the American Dream Relate to You? | KQED Education ...

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May 1, 2015 ... Not too many years ago, the "American dream” seemed to be a ... The American dream is different for everyone, but it revolves around the ... However, I don't think that many Americans are guaranteed a good education or job at this point. Students are forced into debt when they go to college, and after ...

Will the USA survive the death of the American dream? - PravdaReport

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May 6, 2016 ... Many believe that the world will soon see the decline of America's power. ... its supremacy due to the challenges that the world has seen during the recent years. ... World War II was largely initiated by American bankers and industrialists who ... "What will the world order be like after America loses its power...

Bill Moyers Journal: What's the Future of the American Dream? - PBS

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Jul 18, 2008 ... My dream for America is the same as my dream for the world and for the Universe ... and ..... American would, except with the added conflict of fighting in World War II. ... Many are blinded by the ideas of "happily ever after. .... that while they are all different, they revolve around the same mindset of thought: ...

F. Scott Fitzgerald - PBS

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Named for another famous American, a distant cousin who authored the Star ... fiction, most of which revolved around a new breed of American woman - the young, ... Three years later, after the birth of their first and only child, Scottie, Fitzgerald ... some to the army during World War II to be painted over and used as canvas.

Women in the 1950s | 1950s America | The postwar era (1945-1980 ...

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After the devastation of the Great Depression and World War II, many Americans ... so there is no doubt that many Americans were content to pursue the “ American dream. ... Capitalism revolved around the exchange of goods and services in the .... Middle class women worked as teachers or secretaries for a few years after ...

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The American Dream - How has the American Dream evolved?

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The basic principles on which the "American Dream" is founded were developed ... After World War II the United States of America emerged as the strongest and ... Then in the 1960s many Americans participated in the peace movement to end ...

How The Post-War Home Reflects the Changing American Dream ...

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Sep 25, 2015 ... But over the years people have found ways to break down the ... many of the homes were built in the first decade of the 20th century. ... of millions of American homebuyers since shortly after World War II. .... it was as if America couldn't shake the 1950s version of “what people want when they buy a house.”.

The Embattled American Dream – About Words – Cambridge ...

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Oct 18, 2012 ... ... the contest revolves around different interpretations of the American dream and ... 9, 1884, four days after that year's extremely tight presidential election, ... Americans also had the dream in mind around the time of World War I. ... its more materialistic tinge during the boom years that followed World War I...