BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 11140

Was the American Dream realistic?

Was the American Dream realistic?
Key Info
  • Was the American Dream realistic?
  • Duration: 04:46
  • A discussion of the down side to the American Dream. Where many people struggled to make ends meet, workers didn’t have rights and how some people prospered at the expense of others.
  • Credits: National Archives Washington, Library of Congress Washington
  • Subject:



    USA: 1917-1941

  • Keywords: business, prosper, rights, struggle, hard times
Ideas for use in class
  • Design a poster to illustrate what rights you have as a pupil in your school.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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