The American Dream can best be defined as a "city upon a hill." “City upon a hill can be defined as an ideology based on the premise that the individual's loyalty and devotion to the nation-state surpass other individual or group interests,”1 or in simpler terms, being superior over other nations. The Civil War, the Imperialistic Race of the 19th Century, the Korean War, the Klu Klux Klan (KKK), and the Gulf War are
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present day America, the drive and the heart of America has always been the "American Dream", to be superior. By looking at America today, the most powerful nation in the world, the dream has literally become a reality. The United States has always strived to be superior and it is today the most powerful nation in the world. The United States right now can not go much farther than it has already reached.