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Nixon How could someone get a permanent majority in the Country? - Women and Environmentalists helped the republican party captured the South - Large numbers of people who still thought that building a new conservative majority needed to stand for free market principles, but Nixon was going to far Heritage Foundation - Think-tank to develop conservative ideas to explain to the American people why a change in direction is necessary - Deregulation – American’s have short memories, why did we have so much regulation in the first place? (The Depression) - EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Jimmy Carter’s greatest credential is that he would never lie to the people - Gerald Ford tripped on the stairs walking out of an airplane Death of Common sense – America was undermined by regulation (book) - Reagan’s election meant free enterprise - “I want my party back” movement – debate on the environment changes Clinton administration tried to implement regulation set forth by the EPA - Many argue that regulation only interferes with business and thus diminishes jobs Maximum flexibility for companies - Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture Company (1965) - Store had “shoddy” goods – furniture that was supposed to be wood was plastic with
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 169 taught by Professor Berry during the Spring '10 term at UPenn.

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