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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: ...

Why We're Still in Love With the American Dream - The Atlantic

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Apr 26, 2013 ... Why We're Still in Love With the American Dream ... now, to be "middle class," after many decades of economic pressure pushing ... the West, the GI Bill, or the post-World War II migration to the Sun Belt. In these circumstances, does it make sense for America to maintain the ... It's 2020, four years ...

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. ... World War II was largely initiated by American bankers and industrialists who financed Hitler and actively ... "What will the world order be like after America loses its power? ...... As if the world would revolve around the United Sta...

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 ...

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.

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

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Jul 18, 2008 ... Tag(s): Deepening the American Dream .... This country should follow the lead of many other counries around the globe and outlaw gun ownership. ... I would hope America can stop exporting it's war machine and simply set a ...... American would, except with the added conflict of fighting in World War II.

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...

Whatever Happened to the American Dream? ‹ Life & Letters ...

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Oct 26, 2012 ... Some of America's greatest triumphs were built on dreams. ... from the Founders to Obama,” he combs through more than 200 years of U.S. ... Amidst World War II and the worst economic crisis of the 20th century, ... Though we have many more resources than the World War II generation, Americans seem to ...

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, ...

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 ... a vast number of Americans themselves don't know what middle class is. ... Hoberek is author of " The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and ...

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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 standard ... and Berkeley, 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. ... urban historian Dolores Hayden notes, “The classic 'ring around the collar' ...

Looking at Life Magazine - H-Net Reviews

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Thirty years after its demise as a weekly magazine (Life reappeared for several years as a ... Life maintains its grip on the minds and memories of many Americans. ... age and the coverage of political extremism in World War II-era America. ... Men Love" the essays revolve around topics that threaten the white, middle-class, ...

25 Moments That Changed America: Turning Points from the 20th ...

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Jun 4, 2015 ... Many of those moments are easy to name: the assassinations, the invasions, the elections. ... would be refuges, they were still blocked from the American dream. .... After World War II, President Roosevelt had a secret plan for how he ..... that revolved around “The Contract with America,” ten promises that ...