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Alexis de Tocqueville born JULY 29, 1805

American Minute with Bill Federer Alexis de Tocqueville was born JULY 29, 1805. A French social scientist, he traveled the United States in 1831, and wrote...

Alexis de Tocqueville’s take on America

American Minute with Bill Federer On April 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy...

Christianity – Religion in America

American Minute with Bill Federer Alexis de Tocqueville was born JULY 29, 1805. A French social scientist, he traveled the United States in 1831, and wrote...

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

American Minute with Bill Federer On April 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy...

Alexis de Tocqueville on America

American Minute with Bill Federer Alexis de Tocqueville was born JULY 29, 1805. A French social scientist, he traveled the United States in 1831, and wrote...

Alexis de Tocqueville born JULY 29, 1805

American Minute with Bill Federer "Americans combine...Christianity and...liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the...

One Frenchman’s Observations on America

American Minute with Bill Federer     On APRIL 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy...

Alexis de Tocqueville on America

American Minute with Bill Federer Alexis de Tocqueville was born JULY 29, 1805. A French social scientist, he traveled the United States in 1831, and wrote...

More “Civic Engagement”

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III My university is now considering a proposal to make “public service” and “civic engagement” part of the tenure consideration process....

The Dangers of Apathy Leading to either Anarchy or Tyranny

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix BB: The Dangers of Apathy Leading to either Anarchy or Tyranny It cannot be absolutely or generally affirmed...

Of the nature of military governments among democratic ideas

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix AA: Of the nature of military governments among democratic ideas I have often asked myself what would happen if,...

The Dangers of Democracy Leading to a Centralized Government

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix Z: The Dangers of Democracy Leading to a Centralized Government Not only is a democratic people led by...

Of Men’s Means and Ends vs. That of God’s

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix Y: Of Men's Means and Ends vs. That of God's Men place the greatness of their idea of...

An Army Afraid of War

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix X: Physical Gratification and a Taste for Well-Being leading to an Army Afraid of War.  In the chapter...

Tocqueville, Democracy In America, Appendix W

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix W Aside from all those who do not think at all and those who dare not say what...

Tocqueville, Democracy in America, Appendix V

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix V It is not the equality of condition that makes men immoral and irreligious; but when men, being...

Tocqueville, Democracy in America, Appendix U

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix U I find in my traveling-journal a passage that may serve to convey a more complete notion of...

Tocqueville, Democracy in America, Appendix T

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix T Some aristocracies, however, have devoted themselves eagerly to commerce and have cultivated manufactures with success. The history...

Tocqueville, Democracy In America, Appendix S

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix S If we attentively examine the constitution of the jury in civil proceedings in England, we shall readily...

Tocqueville, Democracy In America, Appendix R

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix R The Federal Constitution has introduced the jury into the tribunals of the Union, just as the states...

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