Compare And Contrast Liberalism And Conservatism

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There are two major ideologies in the American government: Conservatism and Liberalism. As every ideology, both of them have their strengths and weaknesses. These two ideologies have been leading the American Government to a more democratic and moral society, and both of them have contributed in certain ways to achieve new things or to keep things under control, both ideologies offer different ways to solve problems. Conservatism promotes retaining of traditions and minimal change in society and the consequences it may bring, Liberalism is the ideology founded in the ideas of equality and liberty. Conservatives, tend to be partisans of the Republican Party while liberals in their majority tend to be partisans of the Democrat party, but that does not mean that you cannot be a liberal and be part of the Republican Party or vice versa. It is important to learn the main ideas of these two ideologies in order to understand how the political system in the United States works and to fully…show more content…
While liberals believe that a market system in which government regulates the economy is the ideal, to protect citizens from big businesses’ greed. They argue that free market creates an unfair distribution of wealth. In a free market system, the richer get richer and the poor get poorer. But the United States have never operated a free market system, we have always had a mix system, no completely free and not completely regulated. This help us to have regulation in prices in the whole market and that would prevent over pricing, promotes growth in small businesses helps the economy to get stronger and it prevents a crash in
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