Could someone give some help on my American dream essay?I was asked to write an essay to give my defintion of the American dream. I'm having trouble deciding how to start the introduction. I need...

Could someone give some help on my American dream essay?

I was asked to write an essay to give my defintion of the American dream. I'm having trouble deciding how to start the introduction. I need help figuring out how can I structure my essay and what ideas to put into it.

Any help is truly appreciated.

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You need to start by deciding what you feel the American Dream is. Do you think it means getting lots of money, living in a huge mansion, having a fabulous wardrobe? Do you think achieving the American Dream would involve building a successful business, finding the cure for cancer or a new, non-polluting source of energy? Does the American Dream involve helping people who are homeless, addicted, or otherwise excluded from society?

Once you decide what you want to suggest the American Dream is, you can start figuring out what steps would be needed in order to achieve it. Your essay would then become your explanation of why you feel this is the American Dream and how someone could go about attempting to bring it to reality. This will be an essay based on your opinions and ideas, so go ahead and use them - but provide support for them along the way.

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