American Politics Thru Film-page10

American Politics Thru Film-page10 - -Due back on March 10...

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- Isolated individuals. o Incessantly endeavoring to procure the petty and petty and poultry pleasures with which they give their lives. - Powerful, active, government o Above the race of men stands an immense and tutelary power, which takes upon itself. Loss of Agency Democratic Solutions - Self governance. - Election of public officials. - Social diversity and political decentralization. - Associations to civil life. - The doctrine of self-interest property understood. - Strategic self-interest. - A free press. - Lawyers and judges. February 17, 2011 Midterm - Hand out or posted on March 3 rd - Sample questions will start going up soon.
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Unformatted text preview: -Due back on March 10 th in class -No late papers accepted. -Put your section TA name on paper. Soft Despotism -All powerful administration. -Equality moderates the traditional cruelty of despots. -It might assume a different character; it would be more extensive and more mild; it would degrade men without tormenting them. Tocqueville -Equality, majority tyranny/soft despotism. o Institutional/social analysis. Thoreau -Pursuit of material goods/fitting in. Roark -Individual excellence against the group. Change? -What is change? -What is the difference between change and progress?...
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