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The Conservative Resurgence

The rise of new conservatism was partly an outgrowth of the libertarian movement that began in the 1950s. Supporters of this believed that unfettered capitalism and individual autonomy were at the...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2020, 9:23 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

In the 1960s and 1970s, two brands of conservatism arose in the United States. Sometimes they were diametrically opposed. Other times, they combined and worked together in a united conservative...

Latest answer posted May 13, 2020, 7:54 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

There were a number of factors that led to a significant rise in the American conservative movement in the latter part of the 20th Century. One had to do with the increasing dissatisfaction with...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2020, 2:05 am (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

There are similarities and differences between the foreign and the domestic policy goals of conservatives in the 1950s and the 1980s. Regarding domestic policies, conservatives in the 1980s wanted...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2017, 4:40 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

The rise conservatism embodied in the candidacy of Ronald Reagan should be examined in light of events dating to the mid-1970s. In the wake of the end of the Vietnam War, and with the domestic...

Latest answer posted May 6, 2013, 3:02 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

The 1970s saw a massive change in the religious practices and participation of people in the United States. There were a variety of reasons for these changes including the Vietnam War, the rise...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2014, 7:55 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

I think that the Conservativism which was such a part of the 1970s arose out of resigned and perceived failure of liberal optimism of the 1960s. Given the amount of social discord and rise of...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2013, 1:16 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

The 1970s did, to a large degree, signify a shift towards greater conservatism in the United States. We typically think of the 1980s as the more conservative decade since that was the decade of...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2014, 8:12 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

Though the Conservative movement began to build in the 1950s and reached a crescendo of sorts with the Republican nomination of Barry Goldwater for President in 1964, some historians contend that...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2017, 8:57 am (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

I would suggest that you should not use Watergate or the Iran-Contra Affair as reasons for the change towards conservatism. Both were done by conservative presidents and would not really have made...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2012, 3:44 pm (UTC)

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The Conservative Resurgence

There were a number of important points in the Contract With America that the Republicans used to help them win control of the House of Representatives in 1994. Basically, the Contract was meant...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2012, 10:51 pm (UTC)

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