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· This assignment is based on two resources:
1. Chapters 4-6 of the textbook Sixty Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong
2. Module 3 online reading
In Chapter 6, N-B make the point that Americans operate on a concept which Tocqueville called "self-interest well-understood." This principle fosters democracy because it promotes a win-win situation, whereas traditional French thinking operates on a winner-take-all model (p.78).
Write a short essay beginning with the sentence: "In reading about French history and reflecting on N-B's analysis of the French disdain for compromise, I was struck by...."
In your essay, cite specific examples from three different periods of history that you conclude either strengthen or weaken N-B's hypothesis that the French mind-set favors the winner-take-all outcome.
Length: 2 paragraphs
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