Democracy in America I: Chapter XVII, part IV

Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic Part IV The Laws Contribute More To The Maintenance Of The Democratic Republic In The United States Than The Physical Circumstances Of The Country, And The Manners More Than The Laws All the nations of America have a democratic state of society – Yet democratic institutions only subsist amongst …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVII, part III

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Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic Part III Principal Causes Which Render Religion Powerful In America Care taken by the Americans to separate the Church from the State – The laws, public opinion, and even the exertions of the clergy concur to promote this end – Influence of religion upon the mind in the United …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVII, part II

Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic Part II Influence Of The Laws Upon The Maintenance Of The Democratic Republic In The United States Three principal causes of the maintenance of the democratic republic – Federal Constitutions – Municipal institutions – Judicial power. The principal aim of this book has been to make known the laws …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVII, part I

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Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic Part I Principal Causes Which Tend To Maintain The Democratic Republic In The United States A democratic republic subsists in the United States, and the principal object of this book has been to account for the fact of its existence. Several of the causes which contribute to maintain the …

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Democracy in America I: Chapter XVI, part II

Causes Mitigating Tyranny In The United States Part II Trial By Jury In The United States Considered As A Political Institution Trial by jury, which is one of the instruments of the sovereignty of the people, deserves to be compared with the other laws which establish that sovereignty – Composition of the jury in the …

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