He also highlights common unflattering traits that are common with the liberal masses. The use of these rhetorical appeals and the examination of the aforementioned liberal traits allows Rensin to make a compelling and convincing argument in his essay. Rensin identifies common traits shared by liberals and, to cut down on length, I will put them into three succinct
The quote "The US Declaration of Independence is a liberal document while the American Constitution is a conservative document." The quote means that The Declaration of Independence is a document that embraces people meaning its written for people whereas the American Constitution embraces the idea of a set of rules. The Declaration of Independence is a liberal document because it encourages the involvement of people. "Deriving their powers from the consent of the governed." Which explains that the government gets its power from the people.
The Republican Theory Thus far we have been uncovering different views and perspectives of the universe within the sociological studies. These have included the Utilitarian Theory and the Liberal Theory of Justice. Now our readings have taken us beyond these theories, and has introduced us to an entire new principle, The Republican Theory. Although the theory itself has the same name as a political party within the United States, it should not be confused with the same beliefs of those in the Republican party. The Republican Theory, or form of government, is one where the power is placed in the people, mainly through representatives whom are delegated by the people.
The Progressive Era was a time of change for many with many questions asked about the change. Although there was no true answers to the questions there was a ton of opinions and options on how to fix Economic, Political and Cultural change. The progressives were often known as a group of reformers that worked to improve the social and political problems of the 1800-1900’s. Throughout the readings from George Mowry, Joseph Huthmacher and James J Connolly the idea of who the progressives are and what groups they belong to are expresseddifferently. The progressives had sought different reformed societies and political systems.
Liberalism also shares the idea with realism to use military power to get what they want or need, also military power can be used if other country threatening or bully on the own liberal state. But theoretically liberalism is the theory of peace and development and believes in measuring power through economy, liberal ideas such as freedom of religion, free markets, civil rights, democratic societies, gender equality, international cooperation, freedom of speech and press, when with the other hand realism believes in ideas such as conflicts, aggression, militaristic expansions and also they believe that state would act according to their own ideas and needs when liberals believe that state would act according to their populations needs and ideas. But both theories share the idea that without military power state can be destroyed or insulted by another country. I consider myself as a liberal and mostly liberalism is theory which makes me thinking about things that can be changed in aggressive world by liberalism such as equal rights regardless of sexual orientation or to have every woman the same rights as men, through liberalism I also believe in freedom and equal living wage. I have sympathies to liberalism because believe in government actions to achieve equal opportunity and
The Rise of Ronald Reagan and Republican Conservatism Conservatism and liberalism are two of the most dominant political philosophies and ideologies during the post-Enlightenment era (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). As an ideology, conservatism served as a blueprint in the society which promoted the idea of retaining traditional social institutions, beliefs, cultures and discourage social changes. Although the United States of America during the present day promotes liberalism, there was one portion of the country’s history that conservatism was promoted due to several factors. This paper examines the very factors which gave rise to conservatism embodied in the candidacy of Ronald Reagan. The events which happened prior to the rise of conservatism are important factors that need to be determined because such factors contributed to the rise of the ideology.
Without the changes after the Progressive Movement, many American's lives would not have improved. However Although the movement brought reform to government, business , and increased political power for many citizens, its benefits were mainly to white Americans.The movement accomplished with support of Democrats and Republicans, American middle class, labor and management leaders. The Progressive period is known for its successful efforts which have everlasting impact on American economy and
Truman 's Doctrine proves this because most countries that the U.S. is allied with complies with or respects liberalism as stated before, with Greece and Turkey being a prime example. Although, when two states are not on the same page politically, this can be damaging to their relationship. Owen states that when both states are liberal this is beneficial to the relationship because the states have have established a “pacific and trustworthy” relationship, which can ultimately strengthen one another. But, when a state is illiberal, in this case, like the Iran example given, the state can be belligerent and may be corruptive to the liberal state. This is due to the fact both states do not agree on the same ideals and lifestyles.
Factors include Prince Metternich, the middle class in countries get involved, and ideas of imperialism and many others brought people together as one to be called nationalism. Nationalism was strongly endorsed by the middle class in most countries, including intellectuals, professors, students and journalists. These groups of middle class professionals were also the driving force behind the liberal movement where that coincides with nationalism. The idea that society could progress and reform was tied to nationalism and is part of the appeal that captivated the middle class. Those who would have opposed the idea of nationalism would have been the same people who opposed liberal reform, namely those already in a position of power including a king, someone part of the government, etc.
Liberalism is accepted in many countries around the world. Many countries around the world support the idea of the importance of liberty and equal right. Some country uses the principle of Liberalism to build their own Ideology and some country use the Liberalism as their ideology. Liberalism is not only bringing “the world ideology” but also destructing the previous ideology that every country in this world has. Some of these country never realized that the Liberalism, slow but sure, become their ideology.
With this, it enabled putting in place a system of social equality unlike the world has ever seen. Most of these transformations had good intentions to bring a lot of new ideas of government; also there were a lot of uncertainties during this time. The new radically democratic form of government had faced some major challenges that covered various facets of concern, growth, power, and potential risks.
Political corruption makes politics in those nation has less stability. Both political ideologies liberalism and traditional conservatism can against in this corruption. Liberalism is very strong to support the people have freedom by creating the rule of law. Traditional conservatism focuses on protecting the nation and creating a good cultural and social value in those countries. These political ideologies can make the people