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Who is considered the father of American conservatism? — Political Trivia



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Conservatism 101: How Well Do You Know Conservative Principles and Figures?

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Who is considered the father of American conservatism, having founded the "National Review" magazine?

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In the UK, the Conservative Party is traditionally represented by which color?

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Which conservative philosopher argued that "the free market is the most efficient way to organize economies"?

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Russell Kirk is known for writing which influential book on conservative thought?

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The term "paleoconservative" refers to...?

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Which U.S. President is often lauded by conservatives for his tax cuts and strong anti-communist stance during the Cold War?

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The American conservative annual gathering CPAC stands for...?

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Which French political thinker is known for his defense of traditionalist conservatism?

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"The Conscience of a Conservative" is a book written by which American senator?

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Which British prime minister is often referred to as the "Iron Lady"?

Did you know that the conservative movement in the United States has a rich history that extends beyond its common association with limited government and free-market economics?

It encompasses a wide range of beliefs and values, including a strong emphasis on traditional social institutions, national defense, and individual liberties.

Conservatism has influenced pivotal policy decisions throughout American history, playing a crucial role in the Cold War era, with leaders like Ronald Reagan advocating for a robust anti-communist stance.

Additionally, conservatives have been instrumental in shaping the debate over the role of federal government in education, healthcare, and welfare.

The movement’s diversity includes libertarians, who prioritize personal freedom, and social conservatives, who focus on family values and social issues, showcasing the multifaceted nature of American conservatism.



  1. Bill Webb

    November 12, 2023 at 1:35 pm


    • Linda M Koch

      November 12, 2023 at 6:22 pm

      The answer is blue.

  2. Steven Martis

    November 12, 2023 at 9:27 pm

    To: Linda M Koch.
    Even though your answer is correct, you did not answer Bill Webb’s question as to WHY the correct answers are not given.
    Please read the comment and respond appropriately.

    To Bill Webb, I have often asked the same question and have yet to receive a reply.

  3. Mark

    November 13, 2023 at 3:27 am

    Edmund Burke was French? Really? Everything I read said that he was British.

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