The 'Sizing Up the American Dream' Infographic Lays it Out

 - Jul 16, 2012
The American Dream is a notion that has been batted around U.S policy and custom for centuries, leading to the inspiration for the 'Sizing up the American Dream' infographic. The dream -- to live a good life -- has been debated by different people for representing different qualities. To some, wealth and status are the features of achieving this. To others, this means being able to own their own property or send their children to an elite education. The definition differs for everyone, but the 'Sizing Up the American Dream' infographic identifies some of the key features and the most important aspects.

Some of the most common ideas of achieving the American dream include housing, owning a car, elite education and having enough money in the bank to be able to comfortably retire.