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The Conservative Revival Ideological Core of Post WW 2 Conservatism Economic libertarianism ( laissez-faire ) Fear of Big Government Cultural conservatism Anti-communism, unilateralism     Conservatism in 1940s through 1960s Taft-Hartley Act, 1947 Concern about Civil Rights “The National Review” Milton Friedman, economist Barry Goldwater    The “Silent Majority” in the 1970s:  Reaction    Conservative Politics in 1970s and 1980s Opposition to “coercive public policies”, eg Civil Rights Act, 1964 and 
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Unformatted text preview: affirmative action Traditional Family Values Anti-communism Anti-Big Government Demographic and Organization Change American Enterprise Institute, Cato Institute NRA, tax-revolt organizations, STOP ERA Rise of the Sunbelt Conclusion What liberals and conservatives agreed upon What liberals and conservatives disagreed about...
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