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April 20, 2011 Nixon and Conservatism 1960s-political center move right George W. bush most conservative How shift right happen? Age of liberalism(1960s) Age of conservatism(1970s) Conservatives believe government had no obligation to protect individual rights except property government limit freedom with taxes, regulation, and bureaucracy government make people into lazy moochers by simply providing for poor(anyone can be who they want no matter where they live, etc)(poverty is personal problem!) Big military(oppose government spending but reality conservatives reallocate spending on military and foreign policy rather than economic and social spending) Anti communist and anti socialist sometimes prefer unrealistic military action rather than using diplomatic relationship with communists devoted to traditional/ “family” values socially constructive concepts always been deeply mistrustful with Civil Rights Movement resentful to national support for Civil Rights
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Sutter during the Spring '07 term at UGA.

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