Final Review

Final Review - April 23 History Review EXAM Friday May 2...

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April 23 History: Review EXAM: Friday May 2 @ 12:00 Themes America’s consumer society Evolved over the course of the 20 th century Mid 20 th century consumption given priority as the engine of the economy Effort to ensure wealth of the nation would be widely distributed Recent decades question is consumption to what end? Growth of the state Idea of whether is a threat to liberty or can be used to fight for justice, poverty, etc. Mistake to assume there is a clear conservative understanding that the state is inherently bad Last 7 years demonstrated there are definitely big government conservatives (Bush) Question of what the state is going to be used for What conservatives want to use the state for and what the liberals want to use the state for Used to promote economic changes (conservatives) There is no longer an isolationist stand in the US – idea of no foreign entanglements cannot be Citizenship Majority of Americans were classified as second class citizens without the rights of
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2008 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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