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Democracy in America, Volume 1

By De Toqueville, Alexis

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Title: Democracy in America, Volume 1  
Author: De Toqueville, Alexis
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Introduction: Special Introduction By Hon. John T. Morgan. In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of the principles of government that were essential to the preservation of the liberties which had been won at great cost and with heroic labors and sacrifices. Their studies were conducted in view of the imperfections that experience had developed in the government of the Confederation, and they were, therefore, practical and thorough.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Democracy In America, Volume 1, 1 -- Alexis de Toqueville, 1 -- Book One, 2 -- Introduction, 2 -- Special Introduction By Hon. John J. Ingalls, 5 -- Introductory Chapter, 7 -- Chapter I: Exterior Form Of North America, 14 -- Chapter I: Exterior Form Of North America, 18 -- Chapter II: Origin Of The Anglo?Americans ? Part I, 23 -- Chapter II: Origin Of The Anglo?Americans ? Part II, 29 -- Chapter III: Social Conditions Of The Anglo?Americans, 35 -- Chapter IV: The Principle Of The Sovereignty Of The People In America, 40 -- Chapter V: Necessity Of Examining The Condition Of The States ? Part I: Necessity Of -- Examining The Condition Of The States Before That Of The Union At Large, 42 -- Chapter V: Necessity Of Examining The Condition Of The States ? Part II, 50 -- Chapter V: Necessity Of Examining The Condition Of The States ? Part III: Legislative Power -- Of The State, 57 -- Chapter VI: Judicial Power In The United States, 64 -- Chapter VII: Political Jurisdiction In The United States, 69 -- Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution ? Part I, 72 -- Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution ? Part II, 79 -- Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution ? Part III Re?election Of The President, 86 -- Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution ? Part IV. Procedure Of The Federal Courts, 93 -- Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution ? Part V. Advantages Of The Federal System In -- General, And Its Special Utility In America, 100 -- Chapter IX: Why The People May Strictly Be Said To Govern In The United States, 108 -- Chapter X: Why The People May Strictly Be Said To Govern In The United States, 108 -- Chapter X: Parties In The United States, 108 -- Chapter XI: Liberty Of The Press In The United States, 112 -- Chapter XII: Political Associations In The United States, 117 -- Chapter XIII: Government Of The Democracy In America ? Part I, 122 -- Chapter XIII: Government Of The Democarcy In America ? Part II Instability Of The -- Administration In The United States, 129 -- Chapter XIII: Government Of The Democracy In America ? Part III Corruption And Vices Of -- The Rulers In A Democracy, And Consequent Effects Upon Public Morality, 138 -- Chapter XIV: Advantages American Society Derive From Democracy ? Part I. What The Real -- Advantages Are Which American Society Derives From The Government Of The Democracy, 145 -- Chapter XIV: Advantages American Society Derive From Democracy ? Part II. Respect For -- The Law In The United States, 151 -- Chapter XV: Unlimited Power Of Majority, And Its Consequences ? Part I, 155 -- Chapter XV: Unlimited Power Of Majority, And Its Consequences ? Part II. Tyranny Of The -- Majority, 157 -- Chapter XVI: Causes Mitigating Tyranny In The United States ? Part I, 164 -- Chapter XVI: Causes Mitigating Tyranny In The United States ? Part II. Trial By Jury In The -- United States Considered As A Political Institution, 170 -- Chapter XVII: Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic ? Part I. Principal -- Causes Which Tend To Maintain The Democratic Republic In The United States, 174 -- Chapter XVII: Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic ? Part II. Influence Of

 

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