Democracy in America, is a firsthand sociopolitical observation of the United States written by French lawyer Alexis de Tocqueville in 1831. The author documents his travels through America and contrasts his experiences with established aristocratic systems in Western Europe. Democracy in America Author: Alexis de Tocqueville In the year 1831, while the United States was still fairly young, and thirty years before the start of the American Civil War, two young men arrived on the shores from France.
Democracy in America, originally titled De La Democratie en Amerique, is a classic French political text published in two volumes in 1835 and 1840 by Alexis De Tocqueville, a prominent French diplomat and political scientist. De Tocqueville examines the rise of democracy in the relatively new country of the United States and discusses what he In 1835, the first part of Democracy in America was published.
A highly positive and optimistic account of American government and society, the book was very well received throughout Europe. " In 1840 the second part of Democracy in America was published. Democracy in America was published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the other in 1840. It was immediately popular in both Europe and the United States, while also having a profound impact on the French population.
Alexis de Tocqueville begins Democracy in America by discussing presentday conditions in his own nation, France. Although Franceand Europe in generalhave long been home to aristocratic monarchies (where a king and queen rule but an aristocratic class also retains power and privileges based on 1 DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE VOLUME ONE BOOK ONE INTRODUCTION Special Introduction By Hon.
John T. Morgan In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the The book he wrote on his return to France, Democracy in America, is both the best ever written on democracy and the best ever written on America. It remains the most often quoted book about the United States, not only because it has something to interest and please everyone, but also because it has something to teach everyone. IF ALL America can be said to have been under attack when hijackers turned four airliners on it in 2001, the assault Russian agents launched on American democracy in 2016 represented a fullblown war.
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