american arcam - -Definition: "The AD is the belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what dass they were born into, can attain their own version of success in a saciety in which upward mobility is possible for everyone. " → "From ragts to riches" →"From dishwasher to millionaire" 5. Basic idea: →work hard and you will achieve prosperity (=Wahlstand) → equality = equal opportunities and chances → individualism=self-reliance and responsibility Historical background. AD first used by James Truslow Adams - America is built on immigration - 1620: Pilgrim fathers fled from Great Britain to — escape persecution at home → hoped for the "New Jerusalem" yth july 1776: Declaration of Independance New frontiers: patriotism & self-criticism Nowadays: 1 — →wasteful consumer society develops → gap between rich and poor grows. equality fortune happiness Characteristics -equal rights being lucky → fortune you make - personal & material success/wealth -believe in anticipated success -metaphor = different ethnics melt personal and religious freedom - exploring sth new = discovery -having the right to participate -government receive poover f. people... - first land = entering new world -symbol of education + liberty. — melting pot liberty pioneers democracy Ellis Island - 6 - Independence Land New Canaan-bible "canaan" =promised land by god - Declaration of Independence (1776) - the Natives were forced to leave -discovery of the promised land freedom of self-expression - diversity - development:"going west" Individualism Progress Frontier - Challenges Manifest Destiny - God-given mission 000 X - bellef: America has been chosen by god blessing = wealth, living a good life First settlers 1- -...
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american nightmare -repression of Native Americans -human rights vs. slavery. - discrimination of minorities. - increasing gap between rich and poor →gun violence gun control 7 -highest rate of gun ownership in the world (90%) -highest rate of murders among advanced countries -gun violence = national crisis in the us -gun control laws = widely and differ from state to state