Which of the following concepts is essential for the American Dream?

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Share of respondents
Personal freedom66%
Religious freedom56%
The pursuit of happiness53%
Economic freedom51%
Freedom of justice48%
Political freedom45%
Common good44%
Freedom of the press40%
Progress and change39%
Scientific progress36%
Separation of powers36%
Action and achievement34%
None of the above4%
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This statistic shows the results of a 2017 survey among Americans on the concepts essential for the American Dream. During the survey, 34 percent of respondents stated that action and achievement is essential for the American Dream.

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