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Unformatted text preview: 3-26 3) Democrats had an internationalist (isolationist) and sometimes hawkish foreign policy that was part of the cold war consensus Missile gap Kennedy was critical of even though there was one in our favor , he did not know bc Eisenhower could not say publicly because he knew through espionage. Henry JacksonForeign policy and social justice caused fractures in the democratic party. Repbulicans Librals, moderates, conservatives .... Rockefeller, Ike, Ford, RN, Goldwater, Reagan 1) On economic issues, Republicans face a dilemma & their own disagreements Conservatives persevered in opposing new deal Moderates accepted new deal & argued that republicans could run government more effectively Liberal republicans accept new deal but want to expand it 2) Republicans follow an internationalist for pol. Sometimes hawkish and endorse cold war consensus Democrats more committed to internationalism than republicans. Democrats were more likely to get nation into war 3) Republicans avoided a clear united stand on social justice issues. Control spending, limit government power. Strong emphasis on bipartisanship. Cold War consensus Cold War ideology, fear of letting nation fall to communism Social/moral issues weren't on the agenda Greater stress on economic issues Fiscal responsibility in government Bipartisan congressional system - Was reaching its peak Trying to find issues of liberal vs. conservative. Outer South, deep south ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 2057 taught by Professor Rand during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08
- Cold War