Foner's Views On Freedom And Democracy

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This article’s main claim is that freedom is the essential component in American political culture and all humankinds have legitimate rights to get involved in the political world. The author supports his argument by analysing language in Bush’s speech about freedom and democracy. It is indicated in his article that president’s actual policy may belie his rhetoric. Moreover, the author believes that that the concept of freedom is contested as different individuals or groups many impart different meanings. This is a secondary source published in 2005 from a magazine called “Nation.” Eric Foner is an American historian and he is on the faculty of Department of History at Columbia University since 1982. He has published many scholar papers are
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