American Dream Essay

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Victoria Burgess Mrs. Adams Lit III 12 May 2013 American Dream Dreams and goals are important for an American to have. Goals in life are what keep the American people going and without them there would be no “American Dream”. According to Dictionary.com the American dream is “the traditional social ideals of the United States, such as equality, democracy, and material prosperity. I have set future goals for myself and I dream of one day fulfilling them. I wish to have a successful career, a happy family, and a great relationship with God. Having a successful career working with animals would be my dream come true. This has been my dream since I was twelve years old and I’ve never even considered doing anything else with my career. America today has many lazy people who do not want to work anymore and it is truly sad. I want to search for jobs as soon as I get out of college so I do not miss my opportunity to find the perfect one. As an American I feel very blessed to have the chance to work for a job of my choice. Family has also been a big part of the American Dream. Everyone strives for a prosperous life and a loving family. When I am older and settled into my career I hope to find my husband and have two kids. I will spend time with my family as much as my job allows and we will be happy. Families go thorough tough patches all the time but that will not keep me from being the best wife and mom that I can be. This dream is very important to me because America has lost the true meaning of family and to me it is such an important aspect of life. During college many Christians drop God and forget about the relationship they once might have had with Him. When I am in college my goal is to attend church every Sunday and to continuously learn and grow in my relationship with Christ. Throughout my life I will do my best to surround myself with fellow

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