Amcult 100 Readings Study Guide

Amcult 100 Readings Study Guide - . No identity, doesn t...

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d.” No identity, doesn’t know what to do with all the power ve—doesn’t live up to principles of individual freedom that patriotic ideology and Constitution suggest. tice people to go to the US; excludes slaves; work doesn’t always produce wealth; American Exceptionalism ; equal playing ground for all opportunities we inhabit, the government we obey, the system of religion we profess, and the nature of our employment.” ommon interest nt to democracy) expression change ty is eroticized. (women, no vote) e myth of America). “Where everyone has status it is also perfectly possible, after all, that no one does.” e and be an example for other parts of the world. “A Model of Christian Charity” sets up the guidelines to be a good Christian in the new world so that American exceptionalism holds true. No leisure. Opportunity exist n ce of the democratic republic in the United States are reducible to three heads: 1. The peculiar and accidental situation in which Providence has placed the Americans. 2. Laws. 3. The manners fication for leadership); Bender puts the world back in a global context- global politics heory in the Dec. of Independence and in the Constitution, the ideals laid out promote freedom and equality, in practice, history is based upon the inequalities- white freedom is founded upon th Amcult 100 Readings Hobsbawm- “Only in America” British- lived in US for 40 years. “It has no collective identity except as the best, the greatest country, superior to all others and the acknowledged model for the world.” No identity, doesn’t know what to do with all the power American public institutions and procedures and habits of American life are deliberately resistant to change. “geared to operate with mediocrities” Not as American exceptionalist as Americans believe— doesn’t live up to principles of individual freedom that patriotic ideology and Constitution suggest. Crevecoeur
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