What Is the American Dream?
Interrelations of Freedom-Equality-Success

By: Charles Brock

Sources and Strivings

               Freedom                       Equality                    PA. Successes  

 

 

 

                                                              

17th c.       English Revolution
                     American settlement 
Levelers
Town Meeting
Seneca Tribe
William Penn
18th c.       American Revolution
                     Bill of Rights
Decl of Independence
French Revolution
Amish communities
Benjamin Franklin
19th c.      Civil War
                    Gettysburg Address
Womenís Lib
Labor Mívít. 
Andrew Carnegie
John L Lewis
20th c.      World Wars
                    Four Freedoms
Multiculturalism
Affirmative Action
John D Rockefeller
Ida Tarbell
21st c.       Human rights[1]
                    Refugees[4]
Family of Abraham[2]
Respect for difference[5] 
U.E.C.D.[3]
C.O.R.E.[6]

                                                                         


                                                         
   
                                                                     

 



Some American Nightmares and their critics
                                                

SOME EXAMPLES OF LOCAL DREAMS COME TRUE
[1]
Erie colleges; radical churches; Pax Christi
[2] Chautauqua Religion Dept; Smith Chapel interfaith worship
[3] Urban Erie Community Development; Behrend and Mercyhurst Erie institutes on economics
[4] International Institute; Pfieffler-Burleigh school etc
[5] Neighborhood Art House; Community Country Day School
[6] Center for Organizational Research & Evaluation Ė helping local groups get grants etc.

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