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    Liberalism is generally differentiated into two categories which are classical liberalism and modern liberalism. According to Heywood (2003), classical liberalism was the most primitive tradition which nothing can surpass. The forming of the ideas of classical liberalism between the seventeenth to nineteenth century was due to the disruption of feudalism in Europe followed by the reconstructed to capitalism. However, modern liberalism is the advanced alternation from classical liberalism which is

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    specific laws or regulations to protect them. It therefore becomes evident that it is laissez- faire (a classical liberalism) that supported the historical record with regards to early industrial revolution. During this time there was liberalism, conservatism and socialist, yet, not everyone that was in reform agreed with all regulations. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, liberalism the nineteenth century was define as “a political philosophical based on belief in progress, the essential

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    A society can be anywhere on the liberal spectrum; it can support illiberal, modern liberal, or classical liberal views. Source one is clearly in support of classical liberalism, which is on the right of the spectrum. The philosopher who said this quote, Voltaire, believes that the individual is more important than the collective. Therefore, the government should have little interference in the lives of citizens and should only protect their natural rights. This source supports this because Voltaire

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    It is no surprise that liberalism is a vast part of our world. Liberalism is a vital school of thought in international relations because it embodies liberty and rights. With liberalism comes diffrent types since it was established and altered with the times. The original liberalism called classical liberalism is based on what our own country was founded on which is liberty for all. In the recent 21st century, we have come across a new wave of this theory called neoliberalism where it focuses on

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    Liberalism is one of the most multifaceted and widely implemented ideologies among the popular political ideologies. Most of these variations of liberations have stark changes to existing policy or new policy which dilutes the central ideas and values of classical liberalism. This analysis will discuss the implications on the economy, society and the central values, the role of the state and the public vs. private aspects of classical liberalism. The analysis will justify the statement, ‘Classical

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    Classical Liberalism is an idea of Liberals limiting the power of the state and maximizing the rights of the individual against arbitrary rule as stated in the Classical Liberalism powerpoint. Some classical liberals included Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Locke, Adam Smith, and Baron de Montesquieu. These men fought for “free markets” inside and between countries as well as a limitation on the all-powerful state. The argument for a powerful government was that it would maintain peace and security

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    Introduction The Classical liberalism theory mainly emphasis is sited on shielding the freedom of the individual by restricting the power of the government. Classical liberalism is a wide philosophy of politics, economics, and human society that upholds individual freedom and the acknowledgement of universal human dignity. The most important features of The classical liberalism theory is consist of the following beliefs: All human beings have intrinsic dignity and worth, all individuals have intrinsic

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    Classical Liberalism VS Classical Conservatism Are you Republican or Democrat? Maybe you are Conservative or Liberal? What do these terms mean and how did they begin? Classical Conservatism is defined as “a political philosophy emphasizing the need for the principles of natural law and transcendent moral order.”(Frohnen, Beer, and Nelson, 2006) Classical Liberalism is described as “a philosophy committed to the ideal of limited government and liberty of individuals including freedom of religion

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    progressive ideology that humanity has struggled long and arduously to fully achieve. (PP classical liberalism) According to the Bond textbook, “Ideology is a consistent set of values, attitudes, and beliefs about the appropriate role of government in society.” (Textbook, page 22) The movement that spanned during the creation of the United States was called classical liberalism. What is liberalism? Classical Liberalism could be defined as a movement during the eighteenth maybe nineteenth century that was

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    century, classical liberalism was the ideology that society thought would best protect individual liberties. Conservatism and classical liberalism often resemble each other in social and political ideas and ways of thinking. There are many factors that contribute to this resemblance between the two ideologies. Conservatism in the United States so often resembles classical liberalism because of the similarity in the beliefs of government restrictions and regulations. Before explaining how classical liberalism

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