What do you mean by conservatism? Highlight the main features of the beliefs

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Conservatism was a political philosophy that stressed the importance of the tradition and preferred gradual development to quick change.

Features of the believers of conservatism:

  • They believed in established, traditional institutions of state and policy.
  • They believed in a monarchy, the Church, social hierarchies, etc.
  • They did not propose to return to the society of pre-revolutionary days, rather they realised that modernisation could, in fact, strengthen the traditional institutions like the monarchy.