Conservatism: Traditional, Neo-Conservatism, Individualist

Conservatism Classical Conservatism Contemporary North America Conservatism Traditional Conservatism Individualist Conservatism Neo-Conservatism Social/Religious Conservatism Key Ideas Differences between early or classical conservatives and self-proclaimed conservatives of recent years Opposed to “social engineering” of society by society, social groups, or government Humans are imperfect & no structure can make them perfect Government has very limited or…

Liberalism: Classical, Reform, Contemporary

Liberalism Classical Liberalism 1700s-1800s Locke & Smith Reform Liberalism 1800s-1900s Mill & Green Contemporary Liberalism 1930s- Keynes (1930s) & Rawls (1970s) Key Ideas Personal freedom – freedom from coercion Limited government – state serves & performs limited functions Equality of right – everyone must abide by laws, which must be applied equally and impartially Consent…

The Julio-Claudians: Tiberius, Gaius, Nero

The Julio-Claudians Emperors: Civil Government and Military Concerns Relations between emperor and subjects encompassed dealings with the senators and equites Augustus portrayed himself first among equals rather than as dictator like Julius Caesar, thus emphasizing civil rather than military power Augustus’ immediate successors came from his extended family so a single dynasty ran the Roman…