american government test 3

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a belief that limited government ensures order, competitive markets, and personal opportunity.


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    · want a small government with less intervention in the economy.

    · They are more pessimistic of human nature. They argue people need strong leadership, firm laws and strict moral codes.

    · believe that the function of government is to maintain order.

    · They favor tax cuts, less environmental regulations.

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    · They want to overturn abortion rights.

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    served as a barrier and enabled the US to develop a strong political culture and economy .
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