The American Dream And Social Mobility

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The American Dream is the reason why people come to the U.S. They want opportunity for a better life for either themselves or their families. Social Mobility is the in which one moves up and down the social latter. In my opinion The American Dream is very much achievable for anyone who is persistent and driven. A lot of people like to blame their unsuccessfulness, for lack of a better term, on economy or anything that will excuse their lack of effort. I know of plenty successful people whose families were of very low class, but they managed to attain intergenerational mobility to upward social mobility. Life chances are things we really cannot control. Certain things are going to happen that may prolong our chances for success and to be of
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