Unformatted text preview: Creed, conservatism, and the Constitution? 6.Myrdal claims that the “others” of American SSSS ”the Negroes, the new immigrants, the Jews, and other disadvantaged and unpopular groups SSSS could not possibly have invented a system of political ideals which better corresponded to their interests” that the American Creed. Do you agree? Why or why not? 7.According to Myrdal, how does the concept of “natural law” make Americans less respectful of law and order? Can you give an example? 8.Myrdal argues that the notion that law cannot change custom is a fallacy. Do you agree? Why or why not? How would Tocqueville respond? 9. Compare and contrast Myrdal’s understand of racial inequality with that of DuBois. Whose view do you find more persuasive? Why?...
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- Spring '10
- Abraham Lincoln, Slavery in the United States, American Civil War, Supreme Court of the United States, Dred Scott v. Sandford