American Exceptionalism

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1. What was unique about the UK workforce before 1920?

  • only country where service class was larger than working class
  • unusual levels of interjob mobility
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2. The size of the American government measured by expenditure has doubled since?

  • 1900
  • 1960
  • 1945
  • 1980

3. For what percent of its history did the US declare most of its population ineligible for full American citizenship solely because of their race, original nationality, or gender?

  • 20%
  • 60%
  • 80%
  • 40%

4. Who says that American politics is best understood as expressing the interaction of multiple political traditions, including liberalism, republicanism and ascriptive forms of Americanism?

  • Smith
  • Jones

5. WHo argues that 'the critical absence has not been comparative and international perspectives themselves but rather the failure of comparative history to transcend the boundaries of nationalist historiography'?

  • Schlesinger
  • Tyrell
  • Ross

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