Final - Dr. Oliver Hooper HIS 202 5/8/06 HIS 202 Final Exam...

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Dr. Oliver Hooper HIS 202 5/8/06 HIS 202 Final Exam Part 1 Instructions You have been provided 10 essay questions, each having a point value of 1-5. You must provide a detailed answer for each question posed in order to receive credit. This portion of the exam is due at the beginning of class in which Part II is administered. No exceptions or late assignments will be graded. All questions contained in this part of the exam come from lectures and film review, which, if you attended class, should not be a problem for you to complete. Chapter 19: Politics in the Age of Enterprise 1. One of the major points being focused upon was the structure of modern American society, which was erected by the following constructs: a. Democratic ideology b. Capitalistic doctrines, both domestic and international c. Technical forces in the post-Civil War era Discuss all three and how they worked: Modern American society is the culmination of different constructs. Three of which are a democratic ideology, capitalistic doctrines, and technical forces in the post Civil War era. The heart of our society is the democratic principles behind up. Having been persecuted for centuries, a representative democracy was formed in
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similarity to the Rome of old. Having the common man voice his opinion on issues is a right that was fundamental to the penning of the constitution. But to have a successful country, it must survive economically. Following capitalistic doctrines, the American government let home businesses flourish or die out of their own volition. Whether a company was successful or not depends on its own ability to adapt to the market. A heavy emphasis was placed on a survival of the fittest. Also, international companies were urged to out compete and out bid their rivals across seas. This would allow American businesses to reap profits worldwide. The third construct of modern America is the technical forces in the Post Civil War era. When the Civil War was being fought, the North and South industrial complex was put to the test. Factories turned out artillery and other arms round the clock. But when the war ended, the factories didn’t go under. Instead, they switched to consumer goods. The facilities were already in place, the work force was already hired, and all the companies had to do was switch the end product. This allowed America to become an industrial power quite easily. 2. In the Federalist Paper, a major discussion centered on the rule of factions, which would create a center of balance between the Left and Right. Are factions the result of political parties, or are political parties the result of factions? Political parties are a major power in every nation. How a political party forms is thus: elitist special interest groups form to look out for their own welfare, and try to get representatives that fit in with their ideology elected to public office.
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Eventually, these groups take upon names, forming political parties. Therefore the process is political parties are the result of factions. Discuss and identify the political ideology that emerged in the early 1900s that
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2008 for the course HIS 202 taught by Professor Hooper during the Spring '07 term at Mt. Wachusett.

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Final - Dr. Oliver Hooper HIS 202 5/8/06 HIS 202 Final Exam...

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