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Public Opinion Wednesday October 3, 2011 Midterm: What we’ve covered so far: - Theoretical Underpinnings - Institutions, Actors and Organizational Process - Enduring Debates. Enduring Debates: Going to War - When should the US intervene? - Who’s in charge - National Security vs. The Bill of Rights. Constitutional Guarantees of Individual Rights and civil Liberties vs. National Security and the Exigencies of War, “State Secrets.” - “Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.” o James Madison in a letter to Thomas Jefferson, 1798. Alien and Sedition Acts (1798) Civil War suspension of habeus corpus and authority to arrest without warrant persons suspect of disloyal practices. Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1917 - Making it illegal to willfully utter, pring, write or publish any disloyal profane, scurrilous or abusive language…”
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Unformatted text preview: Red Scare of 1919-20. Japanese-American Internments During the WWII Jentleson, 106-108. President Dwight D. Eisenhowers Farewell Address, January 17, 1961. -This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence-economic, political, even spiritual is felt in every city, every state house, every office of the federal government. -In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. Military-Industrial Complex - A social and political subsystem that integrates the armament industry, the military-oriented science community, the defense-related parts of the political system, and the military bureaucracies. Jentleson, Glossary A-13...
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