Democracy in America explores the problem of despotism in an age of democracy. It tells a complex story, and it remains very relevant today. The book is designed to stimulate discussions about the evolution of democracy. It is well worth reading. Especially for those interested in the history of American society.
Democracy in America is based on the observations of a French political theorist, Alexis de Tocqueville, who visited the United States in 1831 to study prisons. He returned with a wealth of observations and wrote a book that would go on to be one of the most influential books of the nineteenth century. The book is a classic, and it is still very valuable in explaining America to Europeans.
Democracy in America also teaches the importance of pluralism and the importance of individual responsibility. It also teaches the importance of a sense of suspicion of ‘natural’ power. It teaches citizens to look out for each other and be wary of those with power. And the frequent elections help maintain an ‘exciting’ atmosphere and a sense of instability in public affairs.
Democracy in America is an important classic book about the development of democracy in the United States. It is a brilliantly written and illustrated study of the country’s democratic institutions. Tocqueville’s work has been used by many political commentators. It was written by a young French aristocrat who came to the young nation to study the functioning of its democratic institutions.
Democracy in America was written in four volumes and is a classic of nineteenth-century political writing. Its daring conjectures and elegant prose have made it a classic work. A book of this quality is worth reading again. There is no better way to understand the future of a democracy than to understand its origins.
However, if a democracy is not functioning properly, it can be a sign of a failing system. For example, if leaders are not honest and ethical, the democratic system isn’t functioning properly. Thankfully, our checks and balances are there to protect us from those who would be inclined to cheat and lie.
Democracy in America was written to appeal to French readers, and was published 46 years after the French Revolution. This revolution had swept away the “ancient regime” of peasants, divine right monarchs, and hereditary aristocrats. While some leading Frenchmen ignored these fundamental changes, others were caught up in the moral confusion of the times.