#1 What is the nature of the American Dream at the onset of the 20th century?

#2 What has been the impact of the U.S. attempting to share the American Dream?

#3 What factors influence perception and potential fulfillment of the American Dream?

#4 What role did the various levels of government play in the American Dream?

#5 To what degree and why did the U.S. reject a world leadership role?