The American Dream By allie72 Jan 1, 1750 1750-1800 The American dream was to build a nation based on religious freedom. Contributing to the process and working for freedom was what every American wanted. Jan 1, 1800 1800-1850 Manifest Destiny was what the American dream circulated around during this time. Expanding America to coast to coast was what the American people dreamed of in the 1800s Jan 1, 1850 1850-1900 Working until death and supporting family was what Americans desired to do. Jan 1, 1900 1900- 1910 Life Liberty and the Presuit of Happiness was the American dream. Jan 1, 1910 1910- 1920 Glamorous lifestles were important. The material objects were important and parties became popular. Living in the lap of luxury was the American dream Jan 1, 1920 1920-1929 The 1920s were a time of glamour and no stress for Americans. Parties and having a luxurious lifestyle is what Americans dreamed of. Jan 1, 1929 1929-1940 Americans were strugglinf through the Great Derpession and they only dream became to make it through the depression and putting food on the dinner table. Jan 1, 1950 1950- 1960 The American dream was for all of the reaces to be equal and to stop the violence towards the African Americans Jan 1, 2000 2000-2012 Becoming a millionare, starring on a realilty show, and becoming a celebrity is the new American dream. Becoming rich and famous in any way possible is what American seek to do.