The major political ideologies in the U.S. are liberalism and conservatism. But in lecture, we discussed various Democratic ideologies (e.g., libertarianism, environmentalism, etc.) as well as anti-Democratic ideologies (e.g., fascism, Marxism, socialism, etc.).
Write an essay that addresses ALL of the points below.
1. Define liberalism. Give three examples of policies a liberal would support. Why do liberals support these policies? Which political party is associated with liberalism in the United States?
2. Define conservatism. Give three examples of policies a conservative would support. Why do conservatives support these policies? Which political party is associated with conservatism in the United States?
3. Place yourself along the ideological spectrum. Are you liberal? Conservative? Libertarian? Socialist? Other? Give three examples of policies you support (or oppose) to explain your position. Why do you support / oppose the policies you listed?