hist - Midterm Review 3/27/2008 6:04:00 PM White Male...

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Midterm Review 27/03/2008 17:04:00 White Male Representation in America Why do conservatives think that only elite control can save a government  from complete anarchy? o Elitist emphasis on the idea that you want the “wisest” citizens to rule o Don’t want people acting based on their own self interest  That’s what happens when you have non-elites in control o The elites were really afraid that if everyone had control of the  government, then there would probably be redistribution of wealth in  which the wealthy would lose their wealth and property to the masses Read the Puff piece The Idea of Western Statehood What happens when a new group of people decide that they want their own  state? o What are the problems of representation and problems that arose from  people that lived far west from the capital? The people out West felt like they were being mistreated by the 
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