logging in or signing up Rhetoric AmerDream ppt Irvette Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINTLite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 479 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: February 19, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript What is the American Dream?: What is the American Dream? Presented to you by Team 1: Ann Achudume Sarah Bill Inez Lloyd Edward Simpson Introduction: Introduction “The American Dream is this bundled notion of democracy, family, wealth, patriotism, and freedom.” Team 1Materialistic Ideology: Materialistic Ideology “Most Americans (88%) believe that American society is too materialistic. For example, more than 4 in 5 (81%) say that American society is too focused on shopping and spending.” : “Keeping up with the Jones’s” is a familiar phrase which causes families to get into debt. Slide5: $ GET RICH QUICK $Slide6: MEDIAWhen is enough enough??: When is enough enough??Nuclear Family: Nuclear Family Although the nuclear family has evolved, many Americans still cling to a cliché’.A Nuclear Family: A Nuclear Family Where dad works and mom stays at home And the family pooch is never neglected In reality there is conflict…: In reality there is conflict… Woman may want to stay home, but most cannot afford the role of the traditional wife.So, the nuclear family is a topic for discourse…: So, the nuclear family is a topic for discourse…The Nuclear Family: The Nuclear Family Is portrayed by the media in several waysSlide13: 1. We have Blended Families Slide14: 2. Odd Ball Families Slide15: 3. Professional FamiliesSlide16: 4. Ethnic FamiliesSlide17: 5. Dysfunctional FamiliesSlide18: Some dads work while moms stay at home But in most homes, both parents work That is, unless a single-parent home And, blended families are typical As are adopted kids with biological siblings And the faces of family keep changing The nuclear family is complicatedMedia Influence: Media Influence The Idealistic American DreamPatriotism : Patriotism The American Dream is the freedom to be an American To serve your country and support the military The ability to have and support a family The right to vote“Support the Troops!”: “Support the Troops!” During wartime, it’s patriotic to support the military.Be All You Can Be!: Be All You Can Be!The American Family: The American FamilyRight to Vote: Right to VoteRight to Vote: Right to VoteInternational Ideology : International Ideology Freedom Citizenship BusinessFreedom: Freedom Freedom of Speech Freedom of Religion Freedom of LifestyleCitizenship: Citizenship Naturalization is the process by which U.S citizenship is awarded to a foreign national after he or she fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).Major Requirements: Major Requirements Maintain residence in U.S for at least 10years Able to read,write,and speak English Know and understand U.S history & government Good moral character Benefits of Citizenship: Benefits of Citizenship No worry of having to leave U.S after length of stay expires International students can be eligible for Federal Pell GrantBusiness: BusinessEntrepreneurial Contd…: Entrepreneurial Contd… Video Artifacts-in-the-flesh!: Artifacts-in-the-flesh!Conclusion: Conclusion The American Dream symbolizes endless possibilities. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed…that all men are created equal.” Martin Luther King, Jr.Works Cited: Works Cited Television image source: www.acclaim.com http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/children/ http://www.mtv.com/chooseorlose http://www.americasupportsyou.mil http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory6 Martin Luther Kings quote: http://www.mecca.org/~crights/dream.html http://www.newdream.org/about/Finalpollreport.pdf www.TV.com/simpsons/show www.TV.com/cosby/show www.TV.com/familyguy/show International slide source from: http://images.google.com/images www.drizzten.com/comments/cgi- http://www.serveohio.org/sitewide_images/M_L_Kng_photo.jpg You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.