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10/14/10 Burke : did not like the French revolution, did not think rights were universal, but did like social continuity with the past. French rev: equality, fraternity, liberty, declaration of man and emphasis on human rights, use of violence and state power to accelerate social and political progress by overturning the old order, Hegel after Battle of Jena (1806): history as a philosophical project has come to an end. -New deal/Truman liberals State intervention in economy Promote democracy abroad -Eisenhower Conservatives Minimal state intervention Minimal foreign intervention The left splits: -anti war, social progressives -pro war, social conservatives The right regroups: -fusion of fiscal conservatives, social conservatives, and neo conservatives. The anti war crowd wins—Mcgovern in1972, Carter in 1976 Neocons : Irving Kristol (The public interest), Norman Podhoretz (commentary Neocon Views I (1960s-80s) -welfare state -socially conservative -strong national defens -interventionist foreign policy
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course GVPT 100 taught by Professor Grant-wisdom during the Fall '06 term at Maryland.

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