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American Dream Research



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Other Research Resources: What is the status of the American Dream?


Possible Choices for American Dream Seekers: We cannot have more than one of you researching the same movement, so as soon as you are sure of your choice, come to me and sign out. A good first step would be to Google “People who have achieved The American Dream” or “Examples of American Dreamers” and see what comes up. You The person does not need to be foreign-born—they just need the desire for a better life in America.  If you choose a person that is not on the list, please be prepared to inform me of the validity of their efforts before you sign up for it.  could get more specific and search for a certain gender or race. Think about the areas of business, sports, entertainment, politics, or society.


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I have linked to short interviews related to the American Dream. The people interviewed are not famous, but they might give you ideas for how to conduct your own interviews or use people you know as sources. 


Read ideas about the American Dream from other high school students to help you consider your own thoughts. Do not use these ideas formal research. 

Three Ways to Incorporate Research into Your Writing: Summarizing, Paraphrasing, Quoting

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