Using the readings and drawing from your own beliefs and experience, write an essay that defends, challenges, or qualifies the claim that anyone can make it in contemporary America if he or she is willing to work hard and persevere.

Please make sure you have a clear thesis statement in the introduction with your reasons. Also for the body paragraphs make sure you start off with a topic sentence for each explain what the body paragraph will be about. Also ONLY use the 3 sources I provided below use all 3 include all 3 sources and please cite properly MLA format. I cannot stress this enough please when using the sources I provided in the body paragraphs make sure you cite PROPERLY MLA FORMAT. Sources 1 and 3 just click on the link or copy and paste and that should lead you to the articles but for source 3 I attached the pictures for that book excerpt because it is from my book from class. Please have transition words or phrases. And write in third person only. Do not go off topic stay on topic.