3.6.08 - c Usually associated with the young d Not always...

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1. Conservatism has not changed, but the American usage of the word has changed. a. Tories – national tradition b. Robert Peel – looked to during 1830s-1840s. Father of modern police force. Hope and glory of the conservative party. 2. Classical – refers to a model, eternal, never gets old, never cast aside. (Mozart, Bache) 3. Classical Liberalism a. Whigs – inclined to be suspicious of government, critical of established religion. b. Palmerston – of an Anglo-Irish family (real name Temple). Colorful, witty, interesting man. In regard to foreign policy he was a voice for national freedom. In regard to lots of things around the world he was a voice for human rights. Died in 1864. i. In regard to domestic party, he was a founder of the liberal party ii. He was not opposed to change iii. 1859 – birthday of the liberal party iv. As early as 1830s some members of parliament were beginning to call themselves liberal. c. Believes in the perfectibility of man 4. Radicalism a. Sought change at a faster pace b. Want to change thing from the roots up
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Unformatted text preview: c. Usually associated with the young d. Not always appropriate change 5. Adam Smith a. Pioneering economist b. Free market c. What do you have in your hands? Your fate d. For the nation and individual to advance, it all depends on the market. 6. Jeremy Bentham a. Ideally, the best kind of government is democracy b. You want the greatest good for the greatest number i. Sometimes its hard to decide what the greatest good for the greatest number is c. “What good is this for me?” – ask yourself this question about everything d. Efficiency is a good word for this. 7. Industrial Revolution a. Primarily about making money b. Capitalism and science 8. Origins of liberalism a. Collective dogma i. Lassie faire economics ii. Materialism 1. begins with food, shelter, clothing b. Individualism i. The person is supremely important ii. Freedom, responsibility c. Perfectibility of man 9. John Stuart Mill a. offered first bill for women in franchise....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 214 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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3.6.08 - c Usually associated with the young d Not always...

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