United States Political Culture

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“WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY IGNORANCE IS STREGNTH” This was the party slogan for the political culture in George Orwell’s novel, 1984; a stark, depressing world where “Big Brother” is watching you at all times. The political culture of the Untied States, thankfully, is a much more democratic and freeing environment. “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...” is what we live by, not “Freedom is slavery.” The political culture of the United States is made up of two main concepts: liberty and equality. These will be discussed in this paper. United States; a country founded by people pursuing religious freedom from the monarchist world of Europe, however it would still be years before they had the opportunity to fight for…show more content…
This nation has made great strides in the past and will continue to make them in the future so that every one will be treated and viewed as equal. The political climate that we enjoy today is much different from the political climate of our origins. The United States has come a long way from being under the rule of King George III. Although there are similar democracies around the world, the United States is unique in the way that we conduct politics. What other countries around the world regard liberty and equality as high as America? Our Declaration of Independence says it all “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of
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