Letters From an American Farmer – wkst
Answer each question with a complete sentence. Incorporate
the question as part of your answer.
is the American Dream? (your opinion)
people come to the U.S. for the same reasons now as then?
- Is the
American Dream for some an American Nightmare for others?
- Is the
American Dream a possibility for everyone at the same time?
what does Crevecoeur compare impoverished
Europeans before their emigration to America?
are the sources of the “invisible power” responsible for transforming
humble European peasants into esteemed American citizens?
what theme does Crevecoeur return again and
again when describing life in America?
Crevecoeur’s definition of an American.
- Crevecoeur implies that self-interest is a valuable
quality because it motivates people to work harder. Is this a desirable
sounds much like Thoreau’s idea of “no government.” What are the
similarities between the ideas of Crevecoeur and