American Dream

American Dream

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Storyboard Description

This storyboard shows how the American Dream changed over time.

Storyboard Text

  • The typical social ideas of the United States such as democracy, equality, and material prosperity.
  • What is the American Dream?
  • The important thing is happiness finding happiness. To have a house, a car, and a family. To have the right to work, live, and love.
  • What was the American dream in 1931?
  • What was the American Dream in the 1950s?
  • Hard work was encourage. Family values were stronger and hope. Now hope was more important than having a car.
  • What is the modern interpretation of the American Dream?
  • To have many cars and marriage isn't that important anymore. Varies depending on the generation.
  • What was the American Dream in the 1990s?
  • Wanted to be famous. Also to be rich and have power. Power and money was very important.
  • People mainly wanted world peace and to be wealthy. This was hard because of the U.S's involvement in the Vietnam War.
  • What was the American Dream in the 1970s?
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