The American Dream: Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography Cohen, M. (2014, April 26). The American Dream is now just that for its middle classes – a dream. The Guardian, p. 00. “The American Dream is now just that for its middle classes – a dream” by Michael Cohen explains the perception of Americans towards the decline of the middle class. The article details how the middle class was viewed before the elections of President Obama, and how it’s viewed after the creation of the Affordable Care Act. The publisher of this article is very well know in reference to the affairs of the middle class, and would be considered creditable source. Contributor, G. (2013, October 24). The Rise And Fall Of The Middle Class In America. (SB, Ed.) Retrieved June 21, 2015, from Liberal America.org:…show more content…
America was ending a war and service men and women were returning to their homes to establish families and build their communities. This source provides historical context of where the middle class began. Due to the lack of author information, this source could be considered incredible. Frohlich, T. C. (2015, January 15). States Where the Middle Class Is Dying. Retrieved June 21, 2015 , from 24/7 WallStreet : http://247wallst.com/special-report/2015/01/22/states-where-the-middle-class-is-dying/4/ John Frohlich writes the article “States Where the Middle Class is Dying” to detail the declining effects of the middle class for certain states. This report describes how the states detailed have suffered the greatest during the decline of the middle class. This article is considered creditable and relates to the research. Gary Koenig, M. D. (2015, June 23). The Elusive Middle in America – What Has Happened to Middle-Class Income? Retrieved from AARP.org:…show more content…
Through examples such as the increase in college graduates, and fewer high school dropouts helped Americans move from the status quo of middle class to a higher income brackets, and overall better quality of life. This source is creditable. Rosenfeld, S. (2015, March 25). 14 ways Republicans have declared war on the middle class. Retrieved June 21, 2015, from Salon: http://www.salon.com/2015/03/25/14_ways_republicans_have_declared_war_on_the_middle_class_partner/ In “14 ways Republicans have declared war on the middle class; Poll after poll shows Americans strongly oppose almost every facet of the new GOP budget proposal” by Steven Rosenfeld, the author explains his perception of how the Republican Party has declared war on Middle Class America. The source is creditable and relates to the argument of the effectiveness of Middle Class America. Shaughnessy, H. (2012, May 04). The Future of the American Middle Class: As Defined by China. Forbes Magazine. Haydn Shaughnessy uses the article “The Future of the American Middle Class: As Defined by China” to illustrate his views of what Middle America will resemble in the
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