Everyone is entitled to their dreams, whether they are alive or thriving, regardless of their
gender, race, or color. However, when the term "American Dream" emerged, people have always
their concept differently. Interestingly, most people often visualize the American Dream as
having a beautiful family, stunning car, an enormous house. Others, on the other hand, may
perceive the tern as a simple God-given right, such freedom. Incredibly, everyone has their
meaning and views of the "American Dream," however, I perceive its meaning differently. I
often see the "American Dream" as a way that my future should look be and how I intend to
achieve my plans. Primarily, the "American Dream" seeks to address various opportunities in
America, which targets various people, especially graduates. As such, the speech on the
American Dream was intended to inspire the graduate of the opportunity that awaits them after
that. “I have seen the power of education in my own life,” said Jischke ((Jischke, 314).
Ultimately, the acquisition of a bright future requires one to have obtained education and
a satisfactory job. It is then vital for one to go to school and possible graduate and eventually
secure an excellent job in order to live their dream lives. More importantly, the American
government strives to provide its citizens with all that they want to help them live their dream
lives. As such, the US government ensures that it allows its citizens with a good education to
help them acquire relevant knowledge and skills that can help them fit into various job industries.
“I believe that American Dream is the opportunity to pursue knowledge freely,” said Jishke
(Coleman 268). Furthermore, it is known as a place where people are nourished and have the
freedom to chase their dreams. Jischke said, “Gunsaulus truly believed that the hope for people
that the hope for the entire world lay in education” (Jischke 692). Substantially, this implies that
the American Dream is still alive. In 2007, US president Martin gave a speech, which he
described how difficult it was to acquire education during those times. Martin states that this fact
subjected most of the people to depression as it was also difficult to become successful. During
those times, education seemed to be expensive for most people; thus, only a few people acquired
education. “I believe in the power of education to change lives,” said Jischke (Carus 137).
Therefore, when Martin had the opportunity to education, he grabbed it and eventually received a
scholarship and secured a job and paid for his education. Jischke said, “It is hard to reform
education than it is to move cemetery” (Jischke 142). This situation brought restlessness in his
father as he was unable to afford school fees for his education when he was his son's age. “When
my father saw this, he started weeping,” said Jischke (Jischke 314). Notably, this is the opposite
of the current situation in America, where the government supports its citizens to acquire
education to live better lives
Currently, America is like a paradise for many Americans. “I believe the American
Dream is the dream of this nation,” said Jischke (Jischke 314). Notably, this can be evidenced by
a vast number of graduates becoming doctors, lawyers, engineers, and successful entrepreneurs.
Essentially, the hope of opportunities increases in the US; thus, indicating a favorable future for
the American. Notably, this makes the America Dream alive, and all that one has to do in
America is to work hard and stay focused on their dreams. “Dream is about much more than
fame or riches” said Jischke (Johnson 28) Many Americans have achieved their dream through
hard working. Also, the US government now recognizes talents and encourages various talents
by exposing various talents through the advanced technologies. Incredibly, the American
governed has recently made education easier to attain through sponsorship, scholarships, and
grants. Substantially, this has increased the number of graduates in America; thus, opening up a
bright future for most Americans. Most importantly, through hardworking, talents, and
education, the American dream has continued to be alive.
As mentioned earlier, one's dream can only be made possible through hardworking.
“When coupled with desire and hard work, opportunity can fulfill our greatest dreams,” said
Jischke (Moore 87). The vision that always comes into my mind any moment I think of
hardworking is that of the parents who thrive to provides their families with all that they want. In
his speech, the US president Jischke acknowledges and appreciates his parents for the sacrifices
and hard work that they put towards his success. American has eventually become a country of
people with a common dream; a better life. Moreover, Americans always acknowledge their
pioneers who came to America before and built the nation and made it what it is today. The
American pioneers made a lot of sacrifices to their families and for the subsequent generations.
During those times, there were big corporations that could offer them good jobs. Notably, they
had to take long hours working in the field to provide their families with food and shelter.
Despite working for long on the field, the pioneers were paid poorly. Therefore, they had to work
extra hard to provide for their families.
Additionally, the American government ensures that all talented individuals are
motivated by being rewarded appropriately. Currently, the US government is conducting various
talent searches to help improve the lives of the most gifted people in the country. Moreover, the
government ensures that it supports both those who discoverers and sponsors of various talents.
Essentially, various corporations have also joint hands in capitalizing the market, and this has
recently increased the supply of finance in the US markets; thus, boosting the county's economy.
Interestingly, this makes the whole of this more of a community where everyone benefits; artists,
actors, and the corporations involved in the process. Also, social media has not been left behind
in the "American Dream," as many Americans use it as a way of entrepreneurship (Jischke 314).
Additionally, several ideas have emerged on the financing strategies, such as 'crowd-funding,'
which has many Americans to start up smalls businesses by giving them financial support.
Incredibly, the idea has helped the majority of the Americans as it provides them with
alternatives to loans, which subjects most of the people to financial depression. The American
elites were by far unexposed to this as resourcefulness was far much ahead of them.
Moreover, education has also gone to another level due to the emergence and use of the
internet, which has significantly increased self-education information. Interestingly, through the
use of the internet, most people can now access free courses from some well-known universities,
such as Harvard. Currently, there are several advantages to education, and only a few have been
unable to grab such privileges. Notably, many colleges in the US have adopted the use of
technology in various aspects of learning, and this has made such colleges admit a significant
number of students. Comparatively, the advancement of technology in the field of education has
even helped disabled individuals to access new skills. At present, al the universities in the US
have accommodation for the disabled; thus, giving handicap changes to education. Incredibility,
this has become a dream come for most of the Americans who barely believed that could access
higher education in the US. As a result, the number of graduates, both normal and disabled
students has increased in America while addressing the gathering storm. Jischke said, “And the
force of strengthening our nation in this gathering storm lies in education” (Jischke 269).
More importantly, there are many opportunities in the US; all that one is required to do is
to take advantage of such opportunities. However, the main challenge of dragging the American
Dream is laziness. Notably, some Americans are just too reluctant and hesitant towards picking
various privileges that await them. As mentioned earlier, hard work and chasing one’s dream is
all that is required for a better life in America. Therefore, with hard work and desire, one can
achieve their dream regardless of their race, color, culture, or gender. According to Jischke
(314), the “American Dream” education, talent, and hard work are all conceivable as each is
dependent on the other in different ways. America has come a long way to reach the state it is
now. A grandparent would be amazed to be amazed if they can see the progress that America has
made since those olden days. The American government has made this providing a lot of
opportunities to its citizens; thus, making them more productive while ensuring that they live
their desired lives. According to Jischke (314), the American Dream is granting freedom and
opportunity to its people to make them live better lives.
American Dream is part of every American's life, regardless of whether they are aware of
it or not. As such, it is also vital for all Americans to work hard towards achieving their success
in order to achieve the country's dream. This does not mean that one has to be wealthy; however,
if that is what one's dream is, then they have to push harder for it. America provides its citizens
with all the freedom they need to follow their dreams. As mentioned earlier, the government
supports the education and talents of various kinds to help Americans achieve their dreams.
Therefore, chose whoever they want to be in life as long as they follow their dreams. It is one's
obligation to follow and fulfill their dream as the American Dream to provide its citizens with
opportunities. Notably, one’s dreams can fluctuate depending on what is happening in their lives.
However, the American Dream is determined by the fluctuation and flexibility in its economy,
which in turn affects the progress of the country towards achieving its dream. Jishcke asserted
that the American Dream is an opportunity that enables Americans to celebrate diversity as a
source of beauty and strength.
Incredibility, the American Dream, should be perceived as a communal thing that enables
people to support each other to achieve their dreams. “Preparation for freedom and choice
requires Noble Lives, Productive Careers and Global Citizenship,” said Jischke (Jischke 531).
Jischke states that the American Dream should not only focus on acquiring but rather giving and
serving others in need. Essentially, this can help one share their success and happiness with
others. “I believe the American Dream is the opportunity not only to acquire, but also to give and
to serve people in need, said Jischke (Green, TouhiU & Jischke 156). Therefore, people should
be mindful of others and encourage them also to work hard towards achieving their dreams.
Importantly, this will help to keep the American dream alive.
In conclusion, the American Dream has a broad diversification on how people
conceptualize it. Despite the difference in the meaning of the American Dream, it generally
focuses on a better future for America. According to Jischke (314), one of the best ways of
achieving the American Dream is through education. The American government has lately made
education easier; thus, making most of the Americans live up to their dreams (Jischke, 314).
Also, the American Dream has recently created endlessness opportunities to its citizens; thus,
increasing productivity. Essentially, this strategy has made the county to help most of its citizens
achieve their dreams. Additionally, the emergence of the internet in education has also education
more accessible and more affordable to most Americans. Comparatively, the disabled are also
privileged by the increased access to colleges in the US. Incredibly, this has increased the
number of graduates in the US. The government also ensures that it encourages different talents
by sponsoring various artists. American Dream opportunities have also helped entrepreneurs to
improve their businesses b, giving them financial support to boost their businesses. Importantly,
this has helped a lot of small scale entrepreneurs achieve success in the businesses. However,
Jischke (315) emphasized that the American Dream should be more communal than personal. As
such, he urges Americans to help and serve others to help them achieve their dreams. Above all,
hard work is the only way that one can achieve their goals and the American Dream.
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