Study Guide- America and Americans

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Study Guide for Final!! America and Americans 1. The Common good is the good we seek in common. What did he mean?? 2. You may be born free, but you are not born a citizen. What did he mean? 3. Eyes on the Prize, “hilarious feeling”. 4. Paul Berman- “its reason for being was always too clear and obvious to be ruined by some idiocy or other.”Followers were going to flock to the cause and were going to brush off the nonsense that came wafting from the daffier professors or the less scrupulous self- promoters and still more followers were going to join the campaign and the entire movement was going to advance in stages so plain and logical as to exude a quality of sociological permanence. 5. “polymorphous transcendence”: raise political protest to the place of the Zen surreal where the sexual atmosphere was supposed to be open to every sensual possibility, closed to none, in a spirit that might be called the polymorphous transcendental. 6. “Life was a loud speaker that year”- Paul Berman means that things that had never actually been said, was coming out this year. People were letting their emotions out, and for the first time these emotions had been aired publically about Gay Freedom. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course AMST 1 taught by Professor Brahm during the Winter '08 term at UCSC.

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