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Conservatism
A political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society
and opposing radical changes

BELIEVE IN:

The party of common sense (pragmatism)
Defending tradition
Family Values
Monarchy and class structure (paternalism)

DO NOT BELIEVE IN:

Rightism
Socialism
Ideas from abroad (French Revolution)
Too much reform (liberalism)…

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We must build on the knowledge and experience of the past ­ Edmund Burke " I
don't believe the older generation when it says fire is dangerous"
Tradition gives life, culture and laws (magna carter) these are specific to people
Upsetting tradition makes people expect more, there is more discontent…

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Tough on Crime (Thatcher) criminals are not victims of society as some had
previously said, there should be zero tolerance on crime and all offenses should
be prosecuted
Foreign Policy ­ "Regime Change" for foreign dictators by force and invasion.
You should increase military spending and distance yourself from the…

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The New Right
People are losing freedom to dangerous new forces like socialism
Economically individualist, strongly capitalist a reaction against both One Nation
and Socialism
AntiTrade Union and EU
Movement led by Margaret Thatcher and Sir Keith Joseph
Antidependency culture ­ people have to take responsibilities for themselves to
make…

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