The second significant issue is equality of opportunity and competition. The writers mention that the Americans look on equality as ethical rules to ensure that all people have the equal chance of success in the race of the life. I agree with them, the equality in the older European society, for example, is hard to find. In contrast, the older Americans had been living in an equal society. When the Americans prevented the titles of nobility and development of aristocracy in their constitution. A lot of immigrants around the world immigrate to the United States, in order, to start a new life. So the equality of opportunity affects their life in some way. Furthermore, the majority of Americans believe that the success in the race stems from the equality of competition. Today, more than ever the equality of opportunity and competition has a big impact on Americans life, because they have some economic issues. For example, the President Abraham Lincoln expressed this belief when he said: “We… wish to allow the humblest man an equal chance to get rich with everybody else ….”. However, the freedom and the equality of competition motivate the Americans to achieve their dream in equal opportunities.
The third significant issue is the relation between the American values and the Americans dream. The authors mention that, the decline of the economy could not related to the Americans dream, because the Americans believe if they