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The Conservative Resurgence

What are three reasons for the rise of conservatism in the late 20th century?

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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What are the reasons why new conservatism rose to prominence in the US between 1960–1989?

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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Describe the two sides of conservatism that contributed to the political thinking of the 1960s and 1970s.

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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Analyze the factors that led to the rise of conservatism as embodied by the candidacy of Ronald Reagan. List at least...

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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How and why did religious institutions change in the U.S. during the 1970s?

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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At Least Three Reasons For The Rise Of Conservatism In The Last Part Of The 20th Century.

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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In what ways did the 1970's signify a shift towards more conservative politics in American life? What factors,...

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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What caused the change from liberalism to conservatism in the 1960s-1980s? I need to sum this up into about 4-5 body...

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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Compare and contrast domestic and foreign policy goals of conservatives in the 1950s with the conservatives in the...

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 decade of the 1970s is largely considered a time when Conservatism prevailed in American politics. Briefly...

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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Describe the main points of the Republicans' Contract with America. 

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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