Week 5 - Discussion 1.docx - Week 5 Discussion 1 The Rise of Conservatism and Using History to Understand Current Events Your Political Compass Economic

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Week 5 - Discussion 1 The Rise of Conservatism and Using History to Understand Current Events Your Political Compass Economic Left/Right: 1.0 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: 2.62 Explain at least three reasons for the rise of conservatism in the last part of the 20th century. The Vietnam War, the election of Richard Nixon, and The New Right movement was some of the reasons for the rise of conservatism in America. The Vietnam War made many Americans question the economic strategies that were being used by the United States. Nixon was elected mostly for his policy of Vietnamization, training South Vietnamese to fight their own war (Barnes & Bowles, 2015). According to Barnes and Bowles 2015, the New Right was created because its leaders believed that “American values and institutions were in jeopardy” (Sec 13.3). The New Right movement gained attention from southern Whites, Catholics, and some blue- collar workers, intended to speak against feminist ideas, abortion, secular culture, and government social programs (Barnes & Bowles, 2015, Sec 13.3). The election for President
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