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Lecture 1 Notes Coming to terms with basic terminology Remember, definitions are only starting points to larger discussions of what they are and what they mean, not to mention the contradictions between what certain ideologies and systems say and what they actually do in practice…… Democracy the free and equal right of every person to participate in a system of government, often practiced by electing representatives of the people by the majority of the people Liberalism (considered to be on the Left of the political spectrum) Believes that Government should: Actively work to reduce poverty Insure adequate levels of health, safety, and economic security Support civil rights for all Protect the environment Reduce defense spending relative to social programs Conservatism (considered to be on the Right of the political spectrum) Believes that Government should: Avoid regulating businesses Avoid interfering with state or provincial laws, including civil rights for
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