The Pros And Cons Of The American Dream

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The American dream When we hear the phrase “American dream,” we are left with several different conclusions as to what it means. The definition of the American dream is the place that any an individual can come to live and become anything they want to be without bias on their race, religion, or ethnicity. Coca-Cola produced a commercial in which “America the Beautiful” was sung in different languages, including English, Tagalog, Hindi, Spanish, and Hebrew. Toyota’s commercial of “One Team” starts with a stereotypical beginning of a joke, with a rabbi picking up a priest and two other religious leaders. Both of these commercials show unity amongst different cultures, races, and religion to reflect the idea of the American Dream. America has…show more content…
Many celebrities started coming out stating that they were gay. The LGBTQ population began unifying with each other to fight for equality within the church and government. The church led the protest of homosexuals being together and influenced the government officials. Many states deemed it illegal for to two individuals of the same sex to be married, as it was not biblical. What happened to separation of church and state? It was illegal to get married until 2015. As a community, they have banned together to overcome stereotypes, and hurdles to be just an American married…show more content…
However, our America still struggles with the freedom to practice religion, which is ironic based on the fact the settlers fled England to have such freedoms. African Americans were forced to give up their tribal ways and beliefs and conform to Christianity. Since September 11, 2001, Muslims are generalized as terrorist. We should be free to choose which religion without fear of persecution or discrimination. Most question how religious leaders are so certain that their religion is the one and only, when there is a vast variety to choose from. Numerous American government officials claim to be Christian based on their campaign for office. Once they become elected, many of them fail to hold their Christian promises based on the way the vote and make

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