Unformatted text preview: Define them. The two schools of individualism are American and English. The American school is associated with Jefferson, who wanted the US to be a primarily agrarian country with a government just strong enough to keep the country together. The English school is associated with Cobden, who wanted the US to be an industrious nation, in which manufacturers could treat its employees however it saw fit, and thus, the nation would need not fear foreign competition. 4. What is the alternative, if any, to the individualist creed? The alternative to the individualist creed would certainly be working to better the nation as a whole, instead of “working for his [own] pocket,” as Croker put it....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course HIST 213 taught by Professor Anderson during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
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