Describe the philosophical and political trends which have influenced American society since 1876.
Critique the historiography.
Hint: Be sure to include the influence of these on American society
What are some of the philosophical trends?
• English Common Law and Bill of Rights • Puritanism • Enlightenment • Evangelical Christianity • Transcendentalism • Pragmatism • Existentialism
What are some of the political trends?
• Populism • Progressivism • Liberalism • McCarythism • Modern Conservatism