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americanhistory [2015/03/24 08:43]
yassine chaouche created
americanhistory [2015/08/20 12:54]
yassine chaouche
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   - The US really gets a constitution that makes it a nation in 1789.    - The US really gets a constitution that makes it a nation in 1789. 
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   - Most powerful country uncontested 1991.    - Most powerful country uncontested 1991. 
   - First black President 2008.   - First black President 2008.
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 +=== Tea Party ===
 +<​code>​
 +Imagine you have the choice between two preschools. Preschool 1 has a lot of teachers with really strict rules,
 + and they force you to pay them part of your allowance to go there. Preschool 2 has only a couple teachers, ​
 +no rules, and you can keep all of your allowance. Your playmate goes to preschool 1 and says its better because ​
 +the teachers and rules protect all the kids from bullies and provide good tutoring to the kids who aren't doing well. 
 +In preschool 2, you see that some of the kids there have taken the leadership roles that the teachers in preschool 1 had, 
 +and they organize fun games for the rest of the kids, all without rules or taking your allowance. ​
 +Your friend in preschool 1 accuses these kids of being bullies and beating the other kids up after class. ​
 +You've never seen this and think your friend is crazy. You look at preschool 1 and think the teachers waste too much time 
 +watching TV and spend too much time tutoring the kids that aren't doing well instead of rewarding the kids that do well. 
 +You think that if they just rewarded the kids that did well, the good kids would help the bad kids better than the teachers do.
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 +The kids are business, the teachers government. Preschool 1 is our government in the eyes of the Tea Party. ​
 +Preschool 2 is the government they think would be best. You are the tea party person, your friend is the Democrat or Republican.
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 +I realize there might be some bias in this example given our general feelings towards teachers and classroom discipline, however,
 + I couldn'​t think of a better example.
 +</​code>​
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 +Source : [[https://​www.reddit.com/​r/​explainlikeimfive/​comments/​j3pre/​please_explain_the_tea_party_movement_and_their#​c28wedo | Explain the tea party movement and their beleifs (Like I'm Five) ]]
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