think back to the early part of the semester when the class discussed the shift from absolutist monarchial rule to constitutionalism (largely in the 17th century) and ultimately representative systems. Think about the responsibilities for standards of living taken by government in the 17th century. Then consider the changes by the 18th-19th centuries when society faced the difficulties of the Industrial Revolution how much change had there been? Finally look at the governmental responses to the Great Depression. The write an essay (1-1 pages about the historical patterns that have led finally to the reaction to the current pandemic. Pretend you are communicating with someone who says there is nothing to learn from history.