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Explain the concept of A belief in equal rights has often led to the belief in equal rights has often led to the belief in equality of opportunity.
My answer is: Everyone should have the same chance. What individual people make of that equal chance depends on their abilities and efforts.
Explain the concept of American society does not emphasize equal results or equal rewards.
My answer is: Few Americans argue that everyone should earn the same salary or have the same amount of property.
What kind of current events could I use for examples on these two concepts?
Thanks.

  • American National Government -

    Your answers are correct.

    Current events?

    Gays in the military
    The opportunity that Obama had to run for and win the presidency
    Women as CEOs of companies
    Every child has the opportunity to play basketball, but only a few make it into professional teams.

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    Thank you for the help.

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    You're welcome.

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