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Philosophical Method Of The Americans

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 2, Chapter 1, Philosophical Method Of The Americans I THINK that in no country in the civilized world is...

De Tocqueville’s Preface To The Second Part

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 2, Introduction, De Tocqueville's Preface To The Second Part The Americans live in a democratic state of society, which...

The Condition Of The Three Races That Inhabit The US

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 18, THE PRESENT AND PROBABLE FUTURE CONDITION OF THE THREE RACES THAT INHABIT THE TERRITORY OF...

Causes Which Maintain The Republic In The US

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 15, Unlimited Power Of The Majority In The United States, And Its Consequences A DEMOCRATIC republic...

Causes Which Mitigate The Tyranny Of The Majority In The US

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 16, Causes Which Mitigate The Tyranny Of The Majority In The United States ABSENCE OF CENTRALIZED...

Majority Power In The United States And Its Consequences

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 15, Unlimited Power Of The Majority In The United States, And Its Consequences NATURAL STRENGTH of the...

Advantages To U.S. Society From A Democratic Government

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 14, Advantages To U.S. Society From A Democratic Government BEFORE entering upon the present chapter I must...

Government Of The Democracy In The United States

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 13, Government of the Democracy in the United States I AM well aware of the difficulties...

Political Associations In The United States

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 12, Political Associations in the United States DAILY USE which the Anglo-Americans make of the right...

Liberty Of The Press In The United States

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 11, Liberty of the Press in the United States DIFFICULTY of restraining the liberty of the...

Parties In The United States

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 10, Parties in the United States GREAT DISTINCTION to be made between parties--Parties that are to...

The People Govern in the United States

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 9, How it can be strictly said that the people govern in the United States Thus...

The Federal Constitution

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 8, The Federal Constitution I have hitherto considered each state as a separate whole and have explained...

Political Jurisdiction in the United States

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 7, Political Jurisdiction in the United States Definition of political jurisdiction--What is understood by political jurisdiction...

Judicial Power in the United States, and its Influence

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 6, Judicial Power in the United States, and its influence on Political Society THE ANGLO-AMERICANS have...

Examing the Condition of the States Before that of the Union

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 5, NECESSITY OF EXAMINING THE CONDITION OF THE STATES BEFORE THAT OF THE UNION AT LARGE IN...

Social Condition of the Anglo-Americans

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, Chapter 3, SOCIAL CONDITION OF THE ANGLO-AMERICANS Social condition is commonly the result of circumstances, sometimes of laws,...

Valentine’s Day Lament

By Phyllis Schlafly When the famous French commentator Alexis de Toqueville traveled the United States in the mid-19th century, he recognized that respect for marriage...