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For many Americans in the years after World War 2 the American ...

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For many Americans in the years after World War 2 the AmericanDream revolved around home ownership. People wanted a nice home andnice things, since ...

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.”.

American Dreams, American Resentments - The American Interest

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Jan 1, 2011 ... It is therefore a rude shock to many of these Americans to realize that, ... in those years revolved around the efforts of agrarian America to save its way of life. ... The rapid rise in blue- and white-collar incomes 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 ...

Is the American Dream Becoming Too Materialistic? | The Huffington ...

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Feb 17, 2013 ... After living in a collectivist society (Pakistan) for more than 18 years, I moved to ... I guess it was always a bit materialistic, but when I look at America today, I see ... The American dream revolves around luxury goods for most people. ... rich people can compare their status to that of people all over the world.

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 ...

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: ...

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: ...

State of the American Dream: Economic Policy and the Future of the ...

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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 ...

The Sensible Thing: Biographies - PBS

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Named for another famous American, a distant cousin who authored the Star ... of fiction, most of which revolved around a new breed of American woman - the young, ... novel - "The Beautiful and the Damned" a year after they were married. ... some to the army during World War II to be painted over and used as canvas.