Position paper for modern liberalism outline

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Position paper for modern liberalism outline

  1. 1. Position Paper<br />I shall ask the Congress for the one remaining instrument to meet the crisis—broad Executive power to wage a war against the emergency, as great as the power that would be given to me if we were in fact invaded by a foreign foe.<br />-- Franklin Roosevelt’s first inaugural address, 1933<br />To what extent should we embrace modern liberalism?<br />Analyze the source. (5 marks) <br /><ul><li>This was during the time of the Great Depression.
  2. 2. Ideological perspective = modern liberalism
  3. 3. Keynesian economics is being portrayed through this source
  4. 4. Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal
  5. 5. Talking about totalitarianism and authoritarianism governments</li></ul>Understanding of Modern Liberalism<br />Talk about Liberalism: (1st body paragraph)<br /><ul><li>Free market
  6. 6. Individualism
  7. 7. Industrial Revolution (directly relate liberalism to this event)
  8. 8. Adam Smith
  9. 9. Ricardo
  10. 10. Voltaire</li></ul>Talk about Rejection of Liberalism: (2nd body paragraph)<br /><ul><li>Authoritarianism
  11. 11. Hitler (fascism= reactionary)
  12. 12. Communism (USSR= revolutionary)
  13. 13. Mention the cold war
  14. 14. Cold War was a war based on ideological differences
  15. 15. Communism vs. Liberal Democracy (ideologies)</li></ul>Talk about Modern Liberalism: (3rd body paragraph) <br /><ul><li>Welfare state:
  16. 16. When the government has organizations or groups that help the society, they are responsible for looking after the society. Ex. our health care system
  17. 17. Welfare capitalism:
  18. 18. Instead of the government providing health care, it is your employer providing you with benefits. It protects you from fluctuations of the market economy.
  19. 19. Human rights:
  20. 20. Roosevelt’s New Deal
  21. 21. Mackenzie’s-King (Canada)
  22. 22. Keynesian Economics (J.M. Keynes)</li></ul> <br />

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