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Comparison of power: American Revolution and today.

Which of the four Theories of Power may have been the most important to the founders and the society of the time? Which four have the strongest importance today?

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Which of the four Theories of Power may have been the most important to the founders and the society of the time? Which four have the strongest importance today?

The four Theories of Power state that ideology, economics, the military and the state are the four sources of power within society.
Though it is impossible to state with absolute certainty that only one of the four was responsible for the American Revolution, it is probable that one or two had more of an impact than the others. It is also true that over the course of the last 250+ years, the source of power has shifted.

Ideology and to a lesser extent economics was the main ...

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This post examines the four theories of power. Which was most important during the American Revolution and which seems to be most important in present day America? Over 400 words of original text along with excellent resources for further research.

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