Week 4 Notes
Week 4 Notes POLS 150
Popular in Democracy in America
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POLS 150 9212015 m Artificial aristocracy you lead because eyou have money and Jefferson is scared the constitution will allow this He thinks that too many rich people will run the government Publius 57 Jefferson s Constitutional Proposals cont 0 There are filters that separate you from your government 0 The electoral college helps the president depending on the party 0 Publius says we need these filters between people and the government but Jefferson does not believe it is correct 0 Periodical amendments to the constitution 0 Living constitutional O This can possibly cause the loss of stability Popular vote 0 Delegate State 0 A sort of filter between you and the government 0 Their job is to choose a better vote if you vote for a terrible person Broadening Democracy Federalists 0 republican vote 0 filters Jefferson 0 democracy 0 no filters Progressive Movement 1890s 1920s 0 the government is too far away from the people 0 federal government needs to be more efficient 0 want a centralized government 0 want to alter government by making better more efficient government Teddy Roosevelt 0 Jefferson wants it to be more decentralized 0 19th Amendment Women s Rights 0 16th Amendment Income Tax 0 18th Amendment Prohibition legislating morality you are enforcing law you can t handle it yourself 0 7th Amendment Direct election of Senators 0 21St Amendment Repealed the 18th amendment 0 Tocqueville on women he s not against women having rightsthey are still respected but don t really have a say 0 Without American women there wont be MORES no democracy 0 Men and women are alike but not equal 0 Europe 0 Women assume role that government gives them 0 That women don t have a role that don t help society they are there to sexually please 0 Women are the keeper of MORES and teaches these to their children 0 US taking away a women s independence and chastity one will be punished 0 American democracy will not exist without the American women Jane Addams 0 Argues that men and women are different 0 Says that they don t want to run for office they only want the right to vote 0 You need to move slow take a step at a time 0 Women s Role is to educate and they know more about education 0 voting for things that revolve around a women s life education food standards and etc I men don t know much about these topics Elizabeth Cady Stanton 0 He has made her if married in the eye of the law civilly dead 0 Writes Declaration of Women s rights in language of the constitution 0 Lists grievances of women against man POLS 150 9232015 Broadening Democracy cont FDR and Teddy Roosevelt I Two Noteworthy Books 0 If we live under a democracy should people live a certain way 0 The lower classes are unable to vote and are disadvantaged 0 FDR 19321945 is the only president to run for 3 terms 0 America in the 1900s industrializing terrible work conditions 0 FDR during the Great Depression 0 People loved FDR 0 He had polio was in a wheelchair he never wanted to be seen in public 0 Teddy Roosevelt I have scant patience with this talk of the tyranny of the majority the only tyrannies from which men women and children are suffering in real life are the tyrannies of minorities The wealthy being the minorities 0 He says that the rich have more of a say because they wuld pay for the candidate they want 0 He s talking during the industrialization period the owners are doing very well but the workers are getting paid close to nothing 0 Teddy Roosevelt There can be no real political democracy unless there is something approaching an economic democracy Does the lower class have a disadvantage at exercising their democracy During voting 0 Yes because they can39t afford to miss work it might be too late and one has to go home 0 No they have the choice and if they really want it they should go do it FDR the task of government in it s relation to business is to assist the development of an economic declaration of rights an economic constitutional order like a bill of rights 0 Created to avoid what happened during the Great Depression Economic Bill of Rights 0 FDR says that our right and principles need to change to prevent what happened during the Great Depression 0 Sounds like J efferson he wants every generation to revise it in order to relate to the new generation TYPES OF RIGHTS Desert Island Social Riohts Negative Rights Positive Right to LifeRight vs quot to own property Conventional Rights Natural Rights born created by society With it right to a CLII IE 0 True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence Republicanism and Popular SovereigntV going over HW 2 0 natural aristocracy you have power because of your education virtue and wisdom 0 artificial aristocracy because you re rich and come from a well known family 0 the both can overlap because education costs money 0 Jefferson is concerned that this would happen because of one s family not good political advantages I He was very profarmers
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