America's Streets Were Paved With Gold Analysis

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Many of the struggles that Jurgis and his family faced started because they would get lied to and tricked into situations that would sooner then later ruin them (P). The lies began when recruiters would falsely advertise America, claiming that they’re lives would be much happier and there was many opportunities in America. The word around the world was that “America’s streets were paved with gold” and America was the place to start a new life to be happy. Immigrants who came to America soon found out that this was not the case and that America’s streets were certainly not paved with gold. “I come to America because I heard streets were paved with gold. When got here, I found out three things. First; the streets aren’t paved with gold, Second;
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