POLI 101 - american political culture

POLI 101 - american political culture - American Political...

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American Political Culture 1. How different should incomes be? a. Large income differences between high and low classes 2. Wealth a. What constitutes wealth in a society? a.i. Needs+luxury, economy, goods and services, infrastructure, housing, productive economy, resources, educated workforce, technology, a.ii. *Human resources, natural resources, existing wealth, governmental infrastructure b. How wealthy is the US? c. What role does the government play in creating and destroying wealth? 3. Why did North America develop as it did? a. Goal of going to South America is to extract wealth. North America started industrialization and trading relationships. b. Incentives that drove European countries in South America c. Timing, interest, and resource 4. What is (are) our cultural tradition(s) as a nation of immigrants? a. Yearning for fresh start, religious freedom, 5. Political culture and Political socialization a. Political culture: refers to the politically relevant ideas and social practices
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course WMST 101 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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