Is the American society ‘class-oriented/conscious’? What could be the ‘cross-cutting’ cleavages in the American society/politics? Discuss whether the political ideology (e.g. conservatism, liberalism, libertarianism, etc.) could cross-cut the American society of different classes, if any. First source: Leon P. Baradat, Political Ideologies, 11th edition, Prentice Hall, 2012 Chapters 8 and 9.