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The Contested History of American Freedom | exhibits.hsp.org

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The struggle for independence gave birth to a definition of American nationhood ... Over time, it has made the United States an example, inspiring democratic movements .... bent on upholding the free market and dismantling the welfare state.

Why the United States Should Spread Democracy - Harvard - Belfer ...

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It argues that the United States should promote democracy and refutes some of the ... acquire the power to decide by means of a competitive struggle for the people's vote. ..... Freedom House conducted a World Survey of Economic Freedom for ... of free and fair elections and to uphold liberal principles of individual rights.

American Values in Conflict: Democracy vs

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Now the ideas we struggle for, democracy and freedom -- freedom of religion, freedom of speech, .... The United States against Democracy in the Cold War.

What Is Democracy? - Rights

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usinfo.state.gov UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE. ... Inalienable rights include freedom of speech and expression, freedom of religion and ... it does constitute the core rights that any democratic government must uphold. ... creator of the television series The Struggle for Democracy, observes: "Democracy is ...

Struggling to Uphold Free Speech - The Hoya

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Sep 2, 2016 ... Today, on America's college campuses, the opposite seems to be true, ... George Washington said it best: “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb ... Tags: Charlie Hebdo, culture, democracy, free speech, safe spaces, ...

Latin America Shows That Democratization Is ... - Freedom House

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Aug 3, 2015 ... Latin America Shows That Democratization Is Possible Anywhere ... Latin American democracy was in a sorry state by the mid-1970s. ... Issue series on the relationship between the global struggle for democracy and U.S. ... a renewed U.S. commitment to upholding democracy and human rights overseas, ...

American Rhetoric: Eleanor Roosevelt -- "The Struggle for Human ...

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The United Nations has made it clear that it intends to uphold human rights and ... Democracy, freedom, human rights have come to have a definite meaning to ...

Freedom: A History of US. Webisode 13: Democracy and Struggles ...

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The 1950s and 60s were dominated by the Cold War, in which the United States and Soviet Russia were locked in a dangerous struggle for dominance.

The Struggle for Middle East Democracy | Brookings Institution

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Apr 26, 2011 ... By fiscal year 2009, the level of annual U.S. democracy aid in the Middle East ... The United States and other Western powers supported 'reform,' but they were not .... in November 2003 a “forward strategy for freedom in the Middle East. .... on the new governments to uphold their commitments and providing ...

Freedom at Issue: Insights on the global struggle for democracy ...

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Hong Kong: Joshua Wong Sees Diminishing Prospects for Democracy under ... ever that Moldova demonstrate its commitment to uphold freedom of expression.

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What Is America's Role in the World? - Heritage Foundation

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Nov 16, 2010 ... Does America's dedication to these exceptional principles give it a special ... and of America's unique responsibility for upholding and advancing these principles. ... of America's struggle for independence, “The cause of America is in a ... that the “principal instrument” of American foreign policy is “fre...

Equality, Justice, and Freedom: A Constitutional Perspective ...

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Oct 1, 2014 ... The roots of legitimacy for America's constitutional republic and for ... [1] In a rights-based approach to constitutional legitimacy, liberty trumps democracy. ... there will be an implacable struggle within it, intellectual confusion, the end ..... the “public interest” rather than on upholding the Framers' Con...

Constitutionalism: America and Beyond

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"Freedom of men under government is to have a standing rule to live by, common ... Western Europe and the United States as a defense of the individual's right to life and ... Liberal democracy also provides a legal foundation for the separation of ... Modern liberal political theories found practical expression in the struggle ...