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  1. Occupy Wall Street & The Tea Party By Zachary French

  2. History • 2008 – Housing bubble burst • Worst economic times since Great Depression • Great Recession • President Obama elected on “hope and change”

  3. Occupy Wall Street • Founded September 17, 2011 in New York City • Businesses have too much say in government • Income Inequality between the 1% + 99%

  4. The Tea Party • Claims to be the same movement as the Boston Tea Party • Believes in the U.S. Constitution • Set of Core Beliefs • Fiscal Responsibility • Reduce Taxes • Smaller Government

  5. Common Ground • Opposed taxpayer funded bailouts of corporations • Both believe that special interests play too big a role in government

  6. Opposition • Country is most politically divided since the Civil War • Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street are too far apart • Gun legislation

  7. Conclusion • Differences can be put aside to achieve a common goal