The Founders' American Dream

The Founders' American Dream

American Dream Quick Write


Think back over the reading, thinking, and writing you have done to this point. What do you think the Founders would have considered the American Dream?

Complete the following sentence.

  • According to the Founders, the American Dream is . . .

Write and then share your responses with the class. What do you notice about your classmates’ responses? Is there consensus, or do people disagree?

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