Tocqueville Democracy in America Author's intro stressed equality of condition, and stipulated it as an existing fact. Anyone who looks at European history any important step was a step in the direction towards equality of opportunity. Impossible
More in-equality Religion-oaths Voluntary association Tocqueville was dazzled by the number of these people doing things in a group. AKA Clubs in Brandeis. If you believe in equality, than the only legitimate form of social organization would be a
National character Myths and reality Narratives (ideology) Legends Symbols (and signs) Values/traits Masks how are you doing? Great, terrific etc. I love you! Language we don't have impersonal or personal pronoun. Japanese social difference makes
National character, Culture yths (and "reality"), ideologies, legends, symbols, values, identities, language, humar, dance/sms Is there an American national character? Is there an American character? - Doesn't mean there aren't diversities therein.
American Humor, Constance Rourke 1930's, 3 forms/styles of expression. How do you be funny? Yankee, western and black. - Western exaggerated, Paul Bunyan. Mohammad Ali bragging I am the greatest! American athletes look at me, I'm amazing! Infect
Matthew Zabinsky Professor Jacob Cohen Idea of Conspiracy in American Culture Final Paper: Question 4 May 9, 2007
The Advanced-Knowledge Debate of Pearl Harbor: Did We or Didn't We?
On December 7th, 1941, at approximately eight oclock in the morning
1 Matthew Zabinsky Professor Jerry Cohen Idea of Conspiracy in American Culture Midterm Paper: Question 3 March 15, 2007
Servants of Justice Displaying Unjust Behavior
A prosecutor functions as an administrator of justice, an advocate, and an offic