Conservatism 2

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1. What was the poll tax?

  • the richer you were the less tax you had to pay
  • local council tax , taxed per head not on income
  • tax on goods was based on how many people lived in your house
  • income tax, based per head not per income
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2. What is the cornerstone group?

  • group of mps warning cameron not to be too soft or too libdem
  • a group of specialists who see conservatives gaining libdem supporters and losing conservative supporters to uki[p
  • a group of mps who transferred from conservatives to ukip
  • a group of specialists who see ukip as the real conservatism party today

3. What does David Cameron describe himself as?

  • a compassionate conservative
  • a liberal
  • a compassionate classical liberal
  • a classical conservative

4. How does German conservatism compare to ours?

  • play a bigger role in the state, more welfare, eu committed, social issues dont come into politics
  • generous welfare state but other than that limited gov, eu committed and social issues are less lenient
  • eu committed, limited government power, social matters dont effect politics
  • eu committed, more self-reliant, death penalty, social issues such as homosexuality and family effect politics

5. Who can be seen as the father of conservatism?

  • Fredrich Engels
  • Karl Popper
  • Edmund Burke
  • Thomas Hobbes


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