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What was Laissez-faire attitude of the American government toward the economy?
It was a hands off policy where big business wanted no government interference in their dealings. This led to the monopolization of many industries. John Rockefeller benefitted from this deal.
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I don't think there is a single American attitude towards the Japanese. When I was younger in tyhe 80's, there was a strong fear and distrust of Japan (not unlike what w…e are experiencing with China right now). After all, you were beating us in manufacturing, and we were afraid of loosing our place on top of the world economy. Now, after Japan has had a lot of hard economic times, that attitude has largely vanished. In general, I think Americans think of Japanese as clever, industrious, creative (comics, movies, etc.) and and rather mysterious. We think of Japanese culture as exotic ... a culture that somehow blends modernity with ancient traditions. In general, I think the view is very positive now.
The Malaysian attitude towards American products is generally receptive. American brands like Starbucks, KFC, Mattel, P&G and the like are highly popular here, and we are seei…ng more and more American brands establishing themselves in Malaysia. - Sol, from Malaysia
I think "Sod you Jack- we're all right" sums it up.
Answer It convinced a large number of Americans that the government not only could, but that it should provide social programs and services for everyone from the cradle… to the grave.
You're gonna have to be more specific than that.
Alexander Hamilton was a Federalist. He and his backers were called the "Hamiltonian's" as opposed to Thomas Jefferson's form of government. He and his followers were called t…he "Jeffersonians." -The Hamiltonian's wanted a very strong central government as they admired the English aristocracy and the English system of government and wished to see it used as a model. -Hamiltonian's considered the common people ignorant and incapable of self-government. -Hamiltonian's desired high voting qualifications, claiming that unfettered democracy was anarchy. -Hamiltonian's favored a broad interpretation of the Constitution to strengthen the central government at the expense of of state's rights. -Hamiltonian's wanted an expanding bureaucracy. -Hamiltonian's, under certain circumstances, favored restrictions on speech and the press.
Laissez-faire pertains as much to government as it does to economics. This school of thought states that government should play as minimal a part in private transactions a…s possible, only as far as to protect property rights. This means no taxes, or subsidies, or tariffs, or anything of that sort.
Some would say that this attitude is what brought the U.S., and indeed, the entire world to this current economic crises. As we ate cake, Rome was burning . . . . so to speak.… Whilst everyone was buying their third house, remortgaging, taking out second and third mortgages, flipping houses, setting up credit lines and investing in Real Estate and the Stock Market, the bubble was growing. Simultaneously, the "Derivative Market," thanks in large part to the Real Estate Market, exploded, selling the same crap over-and-over, ad nauseum, until apparently, worldwide, the Derivatives Market sold three or four times the entire worlds GDP. Yes, we ate cake! Rome has burned! Our stomachs now ache and we're hungover from the lust and greed of "things" most of us didn't need, yet most of us so earnestly sought . . . . . Ironically, all this happened not only at the insistence of our Political Leaders, but with their help. You see, most, if not all of what happened would not have been possible were it not for their Legislation, change of Legislation or lack of Legislation. They weren't complicit, they are responsible. Whilst Rome was burning, they got Marshmallow's for roasting and did nothing . . . . but wait for the inevitable. Traitors! And now we have a laissez-faire attitude about what our political leaders did to us and the entire world economy.
I think Americans are open to change and are very much receptive to it. They adopt with the change very well, the reason why they are now holds the position of supreme power a…mong the nations of the world.
they absolutely despised them and wanted their guts for garters, this was because Americans are stupid and don't get that they were there first, even though this is a pretty s…imple and frankly child-like concept the Americans thought they wanted to be like the British ( cause most of them are( Irish)) and take over some land just because they could. even though many good things came to Britain and the countries that were invaded and some even still see the British empire as one of the very best. as Boycie once said, "let's see your cards then Del." this implies that Steinbeck was well educated and was well-endowed into the world of the farms of the american west.
The native Americans were treated very rudely when white settlers started coming in along the east coast.
How did the Vietnam war and Watergate cause Americans to adopt a skeptical attitude toward government?
Statements by the government about a quick end to the war in Vietnam, and its necessity due to a possible expansion of communism throughout asia; and the distrust of governmen…t brought about by the Watergate scandal exposing law breaking actions at the very highest level caused many to distrust the government.
He probably disagreed with the governments decisions at the time considering the fact that he wrote a book "Fahrenheit 451", which is about a "tryant" "rebelling" against …the government for banning books.
They didn't care for the Indians because they depleted the land of natural resources and prevented progress.