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G N G N 17 5 5 5 T S T E S American Dream T E S G E N N 5 5 5 T T T INDEPENDENCE MAYFLOWER COMPACT signed on 11 November 1620 in 1620, the Pilgrim Fathers (Puritants) came to America to live their strict religious beliefs wanted to spread their values & beliefs was an agreement about self-government in America importance settlers recognized that a government is only legitimated if it originated with the consent of those it claimed to be govern BOSTON TEA PARTY political protest on December 16, 1773 in Boston, Massachusetts reason high taxes on American colonists colonists dumped chests of tea imported by the British into the harbour DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE was mainly written by Thomas Jefferson (3rd president of the USA) & announced on July 4th, 1776 proclamation of principles of government based on the idea of self-determination => foundation of the American Dream Pro equal rights (men) democracy people should be able to change the government . Con • men #women paradox slavery still existed THE MANIFEST DESTINY definition: the idea that white americans were divinely ordained to settle the entire North America → belief in superiority of white people continent of • were convinced that they were destined by God to conquer North America there was no "real" democracy at first IN CONGRESS. JULY 17 The unanimous Declaration States of America. Harbor America: BISTEG • the ideology justified extreme measures to clear the native population from the land (f.ex. forced removal & violent extermination) Indians were seen as impediments to the forward march of racial & technolo- gical progress IMMIGRATION 2 "THE NEW...

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COLOSSUS" sonnel which deals with the statue of liberty 1st quatrain contrast to the colossus of Rhode 2nd quatrain welcomes people; symbol of hope 2 tercets: appeal to the old world to let poor, homeless people come to the new on => America as a sanctuary or refuge for immigrants symbols: -"Lighthouse" guidance, orientation for ships; power -"mother of exiles": protects people; cares about them; offers shelter, home & family sm loss of jobs → poverty (Jews, etc.) - torch & flame stand for freedom & hope; promise for the future => the statue of liberty stands for America's promise of hope; universal message ELLIS ISLAND ISLAND OF HOPE - ISLAND OF FEARS was an immigrant station, which opened in 1892 northern, western & southern Europe) came to enter America immigrants (f.ex. from at the New York reasons to come to - industrial change - religious persecution - abuse, forced to do military service => wanted to increase their wealth & expected a better future in America imigrants travelled to big harbors (Hamburg, Bremen, etc.) by train & went on big ships people had to travel ~3.000 miles under bad conditions immigrants had to undergo medical exams on Ellis Island were sent home if they had certain diseases immigrants were being interviewed to determine wether they are allowed to enter America, or not IMMIGRATION & MINORITIES IN THE US 16th century: people from England came to the north & people from Spain came to the south • 1800-1917: main period of immigration •Immigration Act (1917): limited number of immigrants needed an 4 principles of the "Gang of Eight": citizenship path for illegal immigrants - expanded & improved - business immigration employment verification system system reforms improved work visa options for low-skill workers; agricultural worker programme ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ~12 mio. immigrants in the US (3,6%) → rising numbers • most of them come from Mexico to the Southern states about 2/3 of them "backbone of America" STEPS LEADING TO US CITIZENSHIP lawfulness: - be at least 18 years old to file application for naturalization - be a lawfully admitted resident of the us residency: - be a resident for 25 years at the time of filing the application -demonstrate continuous permanent residence & physical presence - live in a state/ district for 3 months moral standards: 1mio. were caught in 2015 work (f.ex.: farming, construction & cleaning) CAUTION -demonstrate a good moral character & a strong feeling for principles & ideas of the US constitution swear an oath of allegiance to the us knowledge: - demonstrate an ability to read, speak, write & understand basic english -have basic knowledge of the US history, government & civic principles ATRICAN AMERICANS STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY-HISTORY • Declaration of Independence just included white property owners, but its principles formed the basis for all claims of equality Civil War (1861-65) divided the nation slavery was an issue northern states abolished slavery, but in southern states, it was important => slaves were possessions" so it could still be claimed that "all men are created equal 19th century many people moved westwards; farmers from the west were critical of slave labour, while Northern industrialists complained about it too ↳during the war, slaves fled to the north & fought against the South => victory of the Union against the Confederacy (1865) & slavery was abolished "Jim Crow Laws" segregated white & black people in all areas of society black people had the worst jobs & lowest standard of education & had to pass a test to vote, but were threatened if they passed it Ku Klux Klan (KKK) lynched many people & had connections to influential people in society were difficult to stop Rosa Parks activist in civil rights movement; important role in the Montgomery bus boyhott (1955-1966) black people sat on seats for white people the Little Rock Nine: 9 pupils who attended a school for white people even though they were black were part of the civil rights movement in 1957 Harry S. Truman was only able to end segregation in the armed forces Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: famous leader of the civil rights movement; protested peacefully by doing sit-ins & boycotts; recieved the Nobel Peace Price in 1964 & assassinated in by a white man in 1968 Malcom X protested violently several race riots in the 1960s killed & injured people Civil rights act (1964); outlawed segregation in schools, public places in jobs Voting Rights Act (1965): stopped literacy tests, which had prevented black people from voting Fair Housing Act (1968): banned discrimination in housing "Black is beautiful movement: aimed to make black success in politics, sports, entertainment Barack Obama: first black president of the USA (2009) but racial inequality, prejudice & discrimination are still issues police violence against young, black people or civil rights protestors is increasing "Black Lives Matter campaign (2013): draws attention to racial discrimination via social media, etc. INEQUALITY TODAY black families have a lower income than white families (58% in 2004) economic gap between white (upper class) & black people (lower class) black people can't afford to move out of the cities with a malfunctioning economy where they can't find a job higher education is important, but expensive black people are often single parents, who have economic disadvantages are unfairly treated by the justice system & are sentenced more often than white people feel defeated by history & feel like they can't trust people => African Americans have already attained a high level of equality, but there's much work to be done THE AMERICAN DREAM HE AMERICAN DREAP African Americans proud of being DEFINITIONS Declaration of Independence ("all men are created equal"; unalienable Rights") foundation of the American Dream · "The Epic of America" (1931): -expanded version of the visions of the Founding Fathers - life should be better, richer & fuller for everyone` - dream of social order - everyone should be able to "attain the fullest stature of which they are innately capable" 11 DEVELOPMENT OF DEFINITIONS American settlers moving west (1860s): having your own piece of land in the wil- immigrants (19th & 20th century): freedom in the land of opportunities • veterans of WWII settle down & have a home, car & family • today: pursuit of material prosperity (f.ex. having large houses & cars) does not include poor people working 2 jobs, etc. IS THE DREAM STILL ALIVE? • minorities feel like they can't live free & equal lives • there's a widening gap between rich & poor & high costs for higher educatin ↳no upward mobility economic crisis (2008) → the middle class suffered; loss of jobs present generation put a crack in the optimism of the Dream • working hard & taking responsibility financial well-being

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G N G N 17 5 5 5 T S T E S American Dream T E S G E N N 5 5 5 T T T INDEPENDENCE MAYFLOWER COMPACT signed on 11 November 1620 in 1620, the Pilgrim Fathers (Puritants) came to America to live their strict religious beliefs wanted to spread their values & beliefs was an agreement about self-government in America importance settlers recognized that a government is only legitimated if it originated with the consent of those it claimed to be govern BOSTON TEA PARTY political protest on December 16, 1773 in Boston, Massachusetts reason high taxes on American colonists colonists dumped chests of tea imported by the British into the harbour DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE was mainly written by Thomas Jefferson (3rd president of the USA) & announced on July 4th, 1776 proclamation of principles of government based on the idea of self-determination => foundation of the American Dream Pro equal rights (men) democracy people should be able to change the government . Con • men #women paradox slavery still existed THE MANIFEST DESTINY definition: the idea that white americans were divinely ordained to settle the entire North America → belief in superiority of white people continent of • were convinced that they were destined by God to conquer North America there was no "real" democracy at first IN CONGRESS. JULY 17 The unanimous Declaration States of America. Harbor America: BISTEG • the ideology justified extreme measures to clear the native population from the land (f.ex. forced removal & violent extermination) Indians were seen as impediments to the forward march of racial & technolo- gical progress IMMIGRATION 2 "THE NEW...

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COLOSSUS" sonnel which deals with the statue of liberty 1st quatrain contrast to the colossus of Rhode 2nd quatrain welcomes people; symbol of hope 2 tercets: appeal to the old world to let poor, homeless people come to the new on => America as a sanctuary or refuge for immigrants symbols: -"Lighthouse" guidance, orientation for ships; power -"mother of exiles": protects people; cares about them; offers shelter, home & family sm loss of jobs → poverty (Jews, etc.) - torch & flame stand for freedom & hope; promise for the future => the statue of liberty stands for America's promise of hope; universal message ELLIS ISLAND ISLAND OF HOPE - ISLAND OF FEARS was an immigrant station, which opened in 1892 northern, western & southern Europe) came to enter America immigrants (f.ex. from at the New York reasons to come to - industrial change - religious persecution - abuse, forced to do military service => wanted to increase their wealth & expected a better future in America imigrants travelled to big harbors (Hamburg, Bremen, etc.) by train & went on big ships people had to travel ~3.000 miles under bad conditions immigrants had to undergo medical exams on Ellis Island were sent home if they had certain diseases immigrants were being interviewed to determine wether they are allowed to enter America, or not IMMIGRATION & MINORITIES IN THE US 16th century: people from England came to the north & people from Spain came to the south • 1800-1917: main period of immigration •Immigration Act (1917): limited number of immigrants needed an 4 principles of the "Gang of Eight": citizenship path for illegal immigrants - expanded & improved - business immigration employment verification system system reforms improved work visa options for low-skill workers; agricultural worker programme ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ~12 mio. immigrants in the US (3,6%) → rising numbers • most of them come from Mexico to the Southern states about 2/3 of them "backbone of America" STEPS LEADING TO US CITIZENSHIP lawfulness: - be at least 18 years old to file application for naturalization - be a lawfully admitted resident of the us residency: - be a resident for 25 years at the time of filing the application -demonstrate continuous permanent residence & physical presence - live in a state/ district for 3 months moral standards: 1mio. were caught in 2015 work (f.ex.: farming, construction & cleaning) CAUTION -demonstrate a good moral character & a strong feeling for principles & ideas of the US constitution swear an oath of allegiance to the us knowledge: - demonstrate an ability to read, speak, write & understand basic english -have basic knowledge of the US history, government & civic principles ATRICAN AMERICANS STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY-HISTORY • Declaration of Independence just included white property owners, but its principles formed the basis for all claims of equality Civil War (1861-65) divided the nation slavery was an issue northern states abolished slavery, but in southern states, it was important => slaves were possessions" so it could still be claimed that "all men are created equal 19th century many people moved westwards; farmers from the west were critical of slave labour, while Northern industrialists complained about it too ↳during the war, slaves fled to the north & fought against the South => victory of the Union against the Confederacy (1865) & slavery was abolished "Jim Crow Laws" segregated white & black people in all areas of society black people had the worst jobs & lowest standard of education & had to pass a test to vote, but were threatened if they passed it Ku Klux Klan (KKK) lynched many people & had connections to influential people in society were difficult to stop Rosa Parks activist in civil rights movement; important role in the Montgomery bus boyhott (1955-1966) black people sat on seats for white people the Little Rock Nine: 9 pupils who attended a school for white people even though they were black were part of the civil rights movement in 1957 Harry S. Truman was only able to end segregation in the armed forces Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: famous leader of the civil rights movement; protested peacefully by doing sit-ins & boycotts; recieved the Nobel Peace Price in 1964 & assassinated in by a white man in 1968 Malcom X protested violently several race riots in the 1960s killed & injured people Civil rights act (1964); outlawed segregation in schools, public places in jobs Voting Rights Act (1965): stopped literacy tests, which had prevented black people from voting Fair Housing Act (1968): banned discrimination in housing "Black is beautiful movement: aimed to make black success in politics, sports, entertainment Barack Obama: first black president of the USA (2009) but racial inequality, prejudice & discrimination are still issues police violence against young, black people or civil rights protestors is increasing "Black Lives Matter campaign (2013): draws attention to racial discrimination via social media, etc. INEQUALITY TODAY black families have a lower income than white families (58% in 2004) economic gap between white (upper class) & black people (lower class) black people can't afford to move out of the cities with a malfunctioning economy where they can't find a job higher education is important, but expensive black people are often single parents, who have economic disadvantages are unfairly treated by the justice system & are sentenced more often than white people feel defeated by history & feel like they can't trust people => African Americans have already attained a high level of equality, but there's much work to be done THE AMERICAN DREAM HE AMERICAN DREAP African Americans proud of being DEFINITIONS Declaration of Independence ("all men are created equal"; unalienable Rights") foundation of the American Dream · "The Epic of America" (1931): -expanded version of the visions of the Founding Fathers - life should be better, richer & fuller for everyone` - dream of social order - everyone should be able to "attain the fullest stature of which they are innately capable" 11 DEVELOPMENT OF DEFINITIONS American settlers moving west (1860s): having your own piece of land in the wil- immigrants (19th & 20th century): freedom in the land of opportunities • veterans of WWII settle down & have a home, car & family • today: pursuit of material prosperity (f.ex. having large houses & cars) does not include poor people working 2 jobs, etc. IS THE DREAM STILL ALIVE? • minorities feel like they can't live free & equal lives • there's a widening gap between rich & poor & high costs for higher educatin ↳no upward mobility economic crisis (2008) → the middle class suffered; loss of jobs present generation put a crack in the optimism of the Dream • working hard & taking responsibility financial well-being