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Spaces and Exchanges: what is real american dream and hoow does the immigration impact in US the past 2 centuries?

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Spaces and exchanges

I'm going to talk about spaces and exchanges, but first let's give a definition of the notion. The different spaces of the world are nowadays more and more connected to each other. The exchanges can appear on many forms: people, trade or information. The immigration is linked to this notion as it implies the motion of legal and illegal people to other countries. So, The US in middle of 1892 to 1954 was going through the massive people immigration. And about 300 000 of people come all over the world to escape the poverty, war and all kind of politics and financials problems. People try to find a freedom and peace so they travel a long way to come up to the "Land of dream". Why "Land of dream"? Because people was fallowing the idea of "American dream" therefore people was hope for new and better life. But it's larger than that, we will find out What is real american dream and How does the immigration impact in US the past 2 centuries?

As we mention before, people try to find a safe place to hide all kind of problems from their home. People was forced to go away and they chose US as main country to live. But why US was so attractive for all those immigrants? Well the main reason might be because US was a stable and great nation, with rigid economy, politics and everyone can made his life better in peace and harmony. People believe that america was the country where you can be a self made man, find a great job, liberty and have opportunity to climb in social ladder. American dream was about what country can offer to you. But everything was not so easy... Where immigrants go, what happened to them next?

The immigrants was send directly to Ellis Island after a days of travelling on the boat with only 10 bucks in the pocket. And that was something terrible to live. Immigrants was send through the medical inspection and to administration (where they answer 21 questions about themselves) to be accepted across the country as a legal civil, who now live and are now the part of US society. And they was faces to stay easily about 5 to 6 hours in the noisy and stinking crowd of immigrants. But if  you are sick, or your are communist or anarchist you were send back to your country. However, after Ellis Island's nightmare, people come out of the building and saw the Statue of Liberty, symbolizing them the freedom, hope and they feel a little impulse of joy flowing through the vein.

People leave everything behind them (home, for someone the family, friends and other) because America was important and mean a lot for all those people. But all this is really real or just an illusion? Let's find out taken a example of nowadays immigrants and american opinion.

We studied an article about a Mexican immigrant called Ana. In 1995 she decides to emigrate to US illegally. She made this decision for her family, her surly kids. And actually her working conditions were miserable and she works almost for free. She can't get fear job because she doesn't have papers, she only earned $100 a month. So she lived under the poverty line(her income was insufficient to cover the bare essentials of life such as housing, clothing and food) and was
unable to support her family decently. She believes in american dream but she didn’t know that the american dream sometimes turns more utopian than reality.


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