Unformatted text preview: "city upon the hill": america=promised land Israelites were "chosen people" because they were given the law. Puritans thought that they were given a new destiny to inhabit america and create an ideal community. "American Exceptionalism": we think we are different and better and should share our beliefs will all. Self rule: voting for leaders Republicanism we are human we will make mistakes and we will pay for them Paradoxical Politics: Lockean ideal of consent but government became demonstrative-republicanism vs individualism...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course GOVT 3665 taught by Professor Kramnick, i during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.
- Fall '08
- KRAMNICK, I