POLSnotes3310 - After the 1930s, their legitimacy increased...

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Chapter 17: most important chapter for Wilson and for the test. –learn this material before class on Monday- The question of public agenda or policy making is not well-understood. (slide 3): become issues of public concern-wars, economic crises, something like 9/11. 9/11 happened, they passed the patriot act. You might say isn’t the government about taxes, welfare, etc.? These are used as examples because at one point they weren’t a matter of public concern. Prior to the 1930s the things the government could do legitimately were limited.
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Unformatted text preview: After the 1930s, their legitimacy increased dramatically. In the 1930s and afterward government has grown and ? during both democratic and republican administrations. Generally democrats want big governments and republicans want to shrink government, but the problem is that it’s grown during both. It’s a ‘non-partisan process’. –slide 6, test will be heavily concentrated and dependent on these terms so please read the material-...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course POLS 150 taught by Professor Treantafelles during the Winter '09 term at California State University Los Angeles .

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