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Provide an instance relating to his presidential crusade and through his presidency. 7. what's a non secular resource of socialist ideology? clarify. POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES I 127 eight. Why did Marx think that capitalism unavoidably generated category clash? What function did govt play during this clash? nine. Did Marx see whatever confident in capitalism? 10. How do Marxist-Leninists and social democrats range of their software of socialist ideology? FOLLOWING UP via web assets Liberalism n Democratic nationwide Committee (http://www. democrats. org) n Democratic management Council (http://www. ndol. org) n Jane Addams Hull condo Museum (http://www. uic. edu/jaddams/hull/ hull_house. html); contains hyperlinks to old info on Addams and liberalism n Libertarian get together (http://www. lp. org) n organization of Libertarian Feminists (http://www. alf. org) n nationwide homosexual and Lesbian activity strength (www. thetaskforce. org) Conservatism n Republican nationwide Committee (http://www. rnc. org) n Christian Coalition of the United States (http://www. cc. org) n specialise in the kin (http://www. fotf. org) n Eagle discussion board (http://www. eagleforum. org) Socialism Democratic Socialists of the United States (http://www. dsausa. org/dsa. html) n Socialist overseas (www. socialistinternational. org) n n collage of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, files division, Frank P. Zeidler Papers (www. uwm. edu/Libraries/arch) 6 U Political Ideologies II Fascism I n 1938, Edith Hahn used to be a 24-year-old learning legislation in Austria. within the related 12 months, Nazi Germany integrated Austria into its political area. This intended that Edith Hahn and different Jews misplaced keep an eye on over their lives. pressured to depart institution, Edith labored at domestic as a seamstress. In 1939, she, like different Jewish ladies, was once assigned the center identify Sarah, used to be transferred right into a Jewish ghetto, and was once required to hold an id card designating her as a Jew. In 1941, she was once assigned to a Nazi hard work camp. in advance of she used to be to be despatched to Auschwitz, she escaped to Vienna, and with assistance from quite a few humans, she illegally bought a nutrients ration card, resumed her paintings as a seamstress, joined the German pink move, and finally married a guy who will be drafted into the Nazi army. She survived the Nazi regime and lives at the present time in Israel. 1 Edith Hahn’s formative years was once one among resistance to fascism. As we are going to see during this bankruptcy, fascism asserts that executive is at its most sensible whilst govt is totalitarian. THE FASCISM OF MUSSOLINI AND HITLER Benito Mussolini (1883–1945) and Adolf Hitler (1889–1945) endorsed fascism as a reaction to what they pointed out as twentieth-century political difficulties. Fascism, they promised, may rescue nations from financial disease, nationwide weak point, and ethical decline—societal maladies exacerbated, they contended, by means of the disasters of liberalism, conservatism, socialism, and, extra typically, by means of democracy itself. The philosophical principles of socialism, liberalism, and democracy have been attacked without delay in fascist writings; conservative rules have been extra 128 POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES II 129 implicitly critiqued.