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Unformatted text preview: • People from Paris invade and alert them about freedom, fraternity, citizenship, etc. • 1848 there was another revolution in France and they elected a President (nephew of Napoleon) • Napoleonic mistake was to attack Germans and he surrendered • American revolution was unheard of because it was not very bloody • Edmund Berk = first conservative • Al Hirshman – one of the first economists “Rhetoric of Reaction” • Perversity- if you want freedom you will get more tyranny, Jeopardy- it’s a big building but if you try to do something it’s going to collapse, Futility- that’s human nature, boys will be boys, etc. Irish were poor, drunk and violent because they were Irish • These arguments are always the same • King was not elected and did not have the right in parliament • Conservatives were the party of order • Liberals are reformists...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course POLI_SCI 221 taught by Professor Galvin during the Winter '07 term at Northwestern.
- Winter '07