V160CHAPTER11

V160CHAPTER11 - CHAPTER11 ,protectyou, Physiological(foodandshelter)andsafety(sec

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-CHAPTER 11  Govt exists to provide you with education, protect you, give you an infrastructure always invested in this always tried to have crime free culture govt hasn’t really been around that long -Fulfills two of Abraham Maslow’s most basic needs: Physiological (food and shelter) and safety (security) With control where they live and being settled  enhances self actualization and  self-esteem Lack of control increase alienation and reduce one’s sense of self-worth Bettering ourselves sense of achievement Homeownership Immigrants- Hispanic communities, high homeownership More homeownership=more stability Less homeownership=more crime, rising tax rates, bad education
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Gov’t through tax code has supported homeownership Tax code harsh on people who don’t have the money to invest Ya maybe true but often balance out Cities and gov’t- hand and glove Always operated together Moving to cities was discouraged Thomas Jefferson favored agrarianism Thought farm and homeownership gave stability farmers Thought that finance and industry would take away political liberty Hamilton Business people, finance and industry People started migrating towards cities New jobs, new industries Early days, people though that cities were bad, unsanitary To fix that image, built houses Gov’t provided *City Beautiful Movement  opening up parks, Greenland Gov’t intervention with 
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many people in one area and brought social problems Highly mobile society sometimes bringing social resentment’
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