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Lecture 4 05:55 The “Dual” Mandate U.S. o Democratic Mandate: Expression of the will of the people Why we agree to follow the rules of the government Legitimacy percolates upward from below Britain o Britain has democratic political institutions o The Feudal Mandate o First women became members in the Fall Election Of 1930’s Should Britain deploy forces into strengthening military or towards  government stimulus (during the time of the Great Depression) Prime Minister who won on basis that it should focus on economic recovery Democratic and feudal political culture that weave together to seamlessly form  one The “Civic Culture” Coauthored by Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba Every political culture is some sort of mix of underlying value systems o 1. Participant: Citizen as informed and self-interested Includes notion that we can bump it up a notch like giving a donation to 
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Unformatted text preview: a political party o 2. Subject Culture: Citizen Law Abiding Once election is over, government must govern o 3. Parochial: Need for an insulation firewall between the citizen and the process Beneficial to privatize and depoliticize everything The Culture Of Pragmatism Comparison: o U.S. Pragmatic Parties but Ideological Debate o Britain: Ideological Parties but Pragmatic Debate Folklore And Political Culture: The Arthurian Legend Key historical events: o 1. 55 BC, failed attempts by Julius Caesar to invade Britain o 2. Next 80+ years, efforts by Rome to conquer Britain militarily and by forming strategic alliances o 3. 43AD, Emperor Claudius proclaims conquest of Britain 05:55 05:55...
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