Different racial and socioeconomic backgrounds take a massive toll on the American nation - in moral, civic and economic terms (Kopp 2012). In fact, children living in struggle during formative years affect their life and attitude (“Jonathan Kozol” 2012). Most family’s situation is too honest to have to panhandle in the street. The cruel fact caused that those poor children cannot accept a well education. It is a crucial reminder that most economically disadvantaged children will not overcome their circumstances unless we commit ourselves to systemic changes and eliminate the root causes, from poverty to segregation (Kopp 2012).
The deceptive role of the American Dream, the wrongfully understood meaning of it and the changes it brings in a person is what puts together the overall idea of American Dream. The American dream disguises itself as a deception that will lead to nothing but the complete opposite of what it means. Fitzgerald was clearly addressing an issue he saw in his time and an issue that he thought would be present in the future, he was addressing the fact that people started to mistake the American Dream for a hope of a rich life rather than a better one. Through Gatsby, he showed that a life of material prosperity and glamour can often mask the underlying emptiness and dissatisfaction. For example, Gatsby lived a life “full” of people, but the quote “In his blue gardens...champagne and the stars” shows that despite all the people Gatsby hung out with he had no one who he truly could confide in or trust, he never actually connected with anyone (Source A).
All nations at one point have experienced a few different types of challenges in their history. America suffered through plenty of challenges throughout its history that have been overcome. America has been through many obstacles, but they were only realized after the problem was solved or confronted. These challenges include slavery, women’s rights, tyrants, terrorists, and innumerable more. Though confronted with challenges throughout America’s history, the main three obstacles in America today is the divisions between the public, sensitivity of some individuals, and sense of entitlement among some of the youth.
“For many the American Dream has become a nightmare” stated Bernie Sanders, 2016 Presidential Candidate, during one of his campaigns after being incredibly frustrated with the country and its high rates of its citizens on welfare. This quote, displays the sense that in current America with how everything is going, the American Dream has now turned into a complete mess that no one wants to go through with. The overwhelming stress and other psychological pressures that come with the American Dream is not worth the stress, psychological, and emotional damage for some people and actually can cause more harm than good for them. They would rather be mentally healthy than end up psychologically damaged in order to reach the so called American Dream. It is understood that hard work goes into the American Dream, but there is a fine line where enough is enough.
These problems all factor into the difficulty of achieving the American Dream. Where you get a job, is just about everything, depending on where you live, it 's economic status may vary. Many jobs do not pay enough to cover basic living expenses, much less allow workers to save money and build assets for the future. "In fact, a quarter of full-time working-age adults are still not earning enough money to meet economic needs like housing, utilities, food, healthcare, and transportation for themselves or their families"(Is economic reality wiping out the American dream?) According to the New York Times, Just 64 percent of those surveyed said they still believed it was possible to become wealthy if they started out poor, which in some eyes may believe that it is a high number but it should be higher than in the 60s.
The high-interest rate left consumers with large debt that people were often unable to escape. Brinkley also states, “Due to the Crop-Lien system, many freed slaves quickly lost any land they acquired” (365). This left former slaves with a serious burden of
Poverty: Is there an Answer Since the begininning of time poverty has always been a problem all over the world. Poverty is the lack As time evolved poverty has been given a negative stereotype, and it gradually increases every year. Poverty is a act of living by low income and limited access to financial aid and economic resources. There are many reasons as to why there is poverty such as teen pregnancy, low demond of employer, & not enough jobs for people to work. Also it deals with where you fall on the poverty line.
In text two, the American Dream is interpreted from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s personal experience. He claims that the American Dream is not only about receiving what America has to offer, such as wealth and status as many people thinks, but also what the people who is pursuing the American Dream has to offer and give back to America. In text three, we hear about how the American Dream is like in past few years and what kind of negative affects it have on Earth. It is harder for people to
Homelessness is something that affects people of all ages, races, backgrounds and religions. The problem of homelessness is not something that only happens in the large cities, it happens everywhere. There are people with many different problems that force them to become homeless. Many homeless people never got an education because of today’s society. If you no do not live in a home you are not qualified to go to a good school.
Among the world’s domestic workers, millions have migrated from their homes to other countries seeking employment. Despite its prevalence which stems out of necessity, this line of work remains undervalued and insufficiently regulated by law. Consequently, domestic workers