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2ageofisms - Age of isms March 17th, 2010 I. isms are...

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Age of –isms March 17 th , 2010 I. –isms are ideologies A. Ideologies are secular belief systems. 1. Ideology is not a theory about how society is organized or how it acts, but how it should be organized and how it should act 2. Not based on practical matters, it is a belief system. 3.. Not consistent. Conservatives= must have a small government. Liberals= government needs to take care of the people. II. Liberalism (Classical Liberalism) A. What we call conservatism today B. Political liberalism: human beings can govern themselves 1. government should be representative 2. Gov’t should be impartial, not make decision based on class, race, gender 3. Should be law-abiding and not corrupt; transparent 4. Freedom of the press, the press is what keeps gov’t honest 5. Not republicans; constitutional monarchy was fine (liked Britain) 6. French revolution was good until 1792 i. ’92 is when the create the Republic and give every man the right to vote ii. Voting should be limited to those with education and property (Jacksonian
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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2ageofisms - Age of isms March 17th, 2010 I. isms are...

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