Lecture 1 - sec 8 - updated

Lecture 1 - sec 8 - updated - Opportunity – class...

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Lecture #1 August 31, 2009 The Making of American Society 1. About the Professor http://www.lewes.co.uk/gallery.aspx 2. Syllabus 3. Course concepts What does it mean to be American? Freedom – from government restrictions (religion, speech) Free Market – capitalism, cigarettes, breakfast cereal
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Unformatted text preview: Opportunity – class mobility, gender equity, employment, education American Dream – success available to all, best rises to the top (meritocracy), Personal Responsibility – individuals look out for themselves – government will not intervene...
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