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Unformatted text preview: Week 4: The Ruling Class and Elite Sept. 22, 2010 The Power Elite • Epoch 1: Late 1700s  ­ Early 1800s o More or less unified in a simple and direct way • Epoch 2: Jefferson – Lincoln o Loose cliques no set of man controlled centralized means of power o Economic dominance over political one; doesn’t really mention military but includes social status revolution • Epoch 3: Post Civil Way – WWI o Ascendancy of corporate economic power, connected with the passage of the 14th Amendment gave the corporation the rights of...
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