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The American Dream Definition. According to this concept, every person can achieve a higher standart of living regardless of their current work. The Term The American Dream. is a term by the american historican James Truslow. Adams. The catch phrase was born in the Great Depression, In Adam's study "The Epic of America (1931).. the dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement. It is a difficult dream for the european upper classes to interpret ade- quately, and too many of us our selves have grown weary and mistrustful of it... -James Truslow Adams The european upper classes are used to the then common feudalism. Difficult to accept the concept of the American Dream Redesign the economy. In order to redesign the economy according to reach elite's control over the workes, they developed a system called greater worker insecruity". They thought, workers would be much more controlable, when they were kept insecure.. Shift the Burden: In the 50s and 60s, the so called golden age, the elagitarian ideals grew, so many people of the lower classes became as wealthy as the people of the upper classes. In order to reduce or rather to prevent the elagitarian growth, the taxes (in many affairs) increased for the lower classes and became lesser for the upper...

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classes. Feudalism A feudal society was most common in european middle ages. A land belanges to the king, but he often offered parts of his land to people as an exchange for their military service. Plutonomy The small percentage of the world's population that's gathering increasing wealth.. THE AMERICAN DREAM IS NOT ABOUT HAVING STUFF, IT'S ABOUT HAVING OPPORTUNITY. The Requiem for the American Dream Reduce Democracy: there was always a fight between the lower classes, that ask for more freedom and democracy, and the upper classes, that require more control and domination. And usually, the wealthier upper class were called the more responsible kind, so the power should belong in their hands. Shape ideology : Only 10% were filtered out during the medical examination, so. 90% of the immigrants were interviewed. The inspectors would verify the pas- sengers manifest, by rereading their information. If everything was OK, they would check their names. If the answered were kind of suspicious, the name would be marked with an X an the. marked immigrant was told, that he will be detained. The detention meant for the immigrant, that he would stay on. Ellis. Island until the matter was resolved. If not, they were simply shipped back to their home countries.. Freedom FREE FROM SOMETHING. FREE FOR SOMETHING Attack Solidarity: The concept of this principle is based on Adam Smith's concept of economical liberalism. That says, that everyone has to care for them- selves, instead of being solidary by helping others to success. According to Smith, that's what leads to common good and wealth. But by stop- ping helping eachother, the power would again belang alone to the elite. Equality & Liberty Manifest Destiny Pursuit of happiness. The democrazing 1960s shocked many peoples of the elite class, so they reacted in a for them appropiated way in order to prevent an excess of democracy. (Equality) EVERYONE IS TREATED IN A FAIR WAY Success CHANCE TO BE SUCCESSFUL ↳ The ten principles of the Requiem for the American Dream describes the anti-democratic tendencies, that the american citizenship has, which lead to a society led by wealth and power and underprivileged the lower classes. Bill of Rights In order to protect the individual liberties, the majority of the states have approved the ten amendments, that are known as the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights describes the basic rights of the people and forbids the government from denying these liberties. The amendments include for instance, the freedom of speech, religion, the press and the right to assemble. Self- Actualization BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE Ellis Island When people came from all over the. world to the U.S.A.., they must go through a hard procedure on Ellis Island. The ships that take the immigrants to America were comfor- table only for the privileged upper class,. that had their cabins on the upper. decks. For them, there was a huge entertainment programm with restaurants, swim- ming pools etc. The lower classes had to stay under deck, where the air was quite warm and thick. All passengers looked forward to their new lifes in America. But first, there waited a days-long process on Ellis Island for them, before they could enter the country. Although at this time, neither papers nor visas were needed, the Americans had an eye on their immigrants. There was a medical examination and later an interview.

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The American Dream Definition. According to this concept, every person can achieve a higher standart of living regardless of their current work. The Term The American Dream. is a term by the american historican James Truslow. Adams. The catch phrase was born in the Great Depression, In Adam's study "The Epic of America (1931).. the dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement. It is a difficult dream for the european upper classes to interpret ade- quately, and too many of us our selves have grown weary and mistrustful of it... -James Truslow Adams The european upper classes are used to the then common feudalism. Difficult to accept the concept of the American Dream Redesign the economy. In order to redesign the economy according to reach elite's control over the workes, they developed a system called greater worker insecruity". They thought, workers would be much more controlable, when they were kept insecure.. Shift the Burden: In the 50s and 60s, the so called golden age, the elagitarian ideals grew, so many people of the lower classes became as wealthy as the people of the upper classes. In order to reduce or rather to prevent the elagitarian growth, the taxes (in many affairs) increased for the lower classes and became lesser for the upper...

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classes. Feudalism A feudal society was most common in european middle ages. A land belanges to the king, but he often offered parts of his land to people as an exchange for their military service. Plutonomy The small percentage of the world's population that's gathering increasing wealth.. THE AMERICAN DREAM IS NOT ABOUT HAVING STUFF, IT'S ABOUT HAVING OPPORTUNITY. The Requiem for the American Dream Reduce Democracy: there was always a fight between the lower classes, that ask for more freedom and democracy, and the upper classes, that require more control and domination. And usually, the wealthier upper class were called the more responsible kind, so the power should belong in their hands. Shape ideology : Only 10% were filtered out during the medical examination, so. 90% of the immigrants were interviewed. The inspectors would verify the pas- sengers manifest, by rereading their information. If everything was OK, they would check their names. If the answered were kind of suspicious, the name would be marked with an X an the. marked immigrant was told, that he will be detained. The detention meant for the immigrant, that he would stay on. Ellis. Island until the matter was resolved. If not, they were simply shipped back to their home countries.. Freedom FREE FROM SOMETHING. FREE FOR SOMETHING Attack Solidarity: The concept of this principle is based on Adam Smith's concept of economical liberalism. That says, that everyone has to care for them- selves, instead of being solidary by helping others to success. According to Smith, that's what leads to common good and wealth. But by stop- ping helping eachother, the power would again belang alone to the elite. Equality & Liberty Manifest Destiny Pursuit of happiness. The democrazing 1960s shocked many peoples of the elite class, so they reacted in a for them appropiated way in order to prevent an excess of democracy. (Equality) EVERYONE IS TREATED IN A FAIR WAY Success CHANCE TO BE SUCCESSFUL ↳ The ten principles of the Requiem for the American Dream describes the anti-democratic tendencies, that the american citizenship has, which lead to a society led by wealth and power and underprivileged the lower classes. Bill of Rights In order to protect the individual liberties, the majority of the states have approved the ten amendments, that are known as the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights describes the basic rights of the people and forbids the government from denying these liberties. The amendments include for instance, the freedom of speech, religion, the press and the right to assemble. Self- Actualization BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE Ellis Island When people came from all over the. world to the U.S.A.., they must go through a hard procedure on Ellis Island. The ships that take the immigrants to America were comfor- table only for the privileged upper class,. that had their cabins on the upper. decks. For them, there was a huge entertainment programm with restaurants, swim- ming pools etc. The lower classes had to stay under deck, where the air was quite warm and thick. All passengers looked forward to their new lifes in America. But first, there waited a days-long process on Ellis Island for them, before they could enter the country. Although at this time, neither papers nor visas were needed, the Americans had an eye on their immigrants. There was a medical examination and later an interview.