US Political Economy
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has control by the people.
Commonwealth is a community founded for the common good.
Polyarchy has decentralized rule where many smaller government tailored to the needs and desires of the local populations.
Totalitarianism: the state holds total authority over society and seeks to control all aspects of public and private life.
Libertarianism wants to limit power.
Dictatorship has rule by a person.
Federation are organizations composed of states coming together for a single common purpose
Basics Video 13:28
Liberalism, Constitutionalism and Democracy
Political System consists of a government and politics.
exists when a constitutionally
determined government of elected leaders operating according to laws to protect individual
rights which include equality, liberty, property and
necessity of consent.
divides powers between member units so that political order is
constitutionally decentralized between at least two units. Each level
some final authority and has some areas of self government.
a. Federalism in the United States protects states rights with a concept of Dual Federalism but hardships caused by the Great Depression led some toward the concept of Cooperative Federalism.
b. A conservative look at Federalism video 1.38
c. The political Revolution of 1800 entailed Jefferson's Republicans taking over for the Federalist Washington, Hamilton and Adams. It began a 200 plus year battle concerning Federal Government power.
Kinds of Democracy
Democratic Republic vs. Parliamentary Democracy by President Wilson's. His comparison would make many founding fathers unhappy as they feared budget instability and anarchy similar to that of the French Revolution.
Making Laws in a Democracy
from Quick Notes
2016 Presidential Election Issues 1p each
Current Political Economy Problems 7p
Brief U.S. Political History Political Eras and Their Important Events 2p
Presidential Politics Political Eras and Their Elections 1788 - 2012 5p each
Capitalistic Democracy Run Government at a Profit 1p
Recent Decades Ranked by Problems 2p
Great Recession 1p or 3 p
Severe Recessions 2p
History of US Banking 1p
US Economic Normality 1945-2015 page 2
5 Decades of Problems Under Construction and needs help. Interested? 1p
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