My American Dream

Definition of the American Dream

The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative.

3 Characteristics of the American Dream

  • Includes Freedom, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, Opportunity, and Equality
  • Opportunity for prosperity and success
  • Upward social mobility for family and children achieved through hard work
  • Expects next generation to do better than the previous generation

Description of My American Dream

All people with kind souls / hearts:
  • Should have equal chances to achieve their own personal goals, even those that gain happiness for that individual.
  • To achieve their goals, they must work hard, but not so much as to injure themselves.
  • They must also be determined to strive to achieve those goals.
  • If a conflict appears, they must at least attempt to resolve the problem.

All people with kind souls / hearts:
  • Are given the rights of freedom, so long as their decisions do not do anything in the sense of negativity towards someone or something unless there is good intention of doing so.
  • When involved in a decision or debate, including that of choosing a leader, all people must at least state their opinion in the matter. In this system, all people are treated equally.

Explanation of How My American Dream has the Same Characteristics as the American Dream

Freedom, democracy, and equality are described in both American Dreams. Equal opportunity, hard work, and determination are also ideals that are shared by both American Dreams.
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Explanation of My Symbol

This symbol represents peace, and therefore happiness, freedom, and equality.