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The American IllnessEssays on the Rule of Law$
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F. H. Buckley

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300175219

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300175219.001.0001

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An Exceptional Nation?

An Exceptional Nation?

(p.43) An Exceptional Nation?
The American Illness

F.H. Buckle

Yale University Press

This chapter discusses the issues central to the idea of American exceptionalism. It also discusses the relative decline of American wealth and its causes and implications. Free trade, immigration, taxes, public debt and government spending, and human capital are discussed in relation to American exceptionalism.

Keywords:   American exceptionalism, wealth, free trade, immigration, taxes, public debt, government spending, human capital

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