Democracy in America

Democracy in America

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An influential study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic government, in a clear new translation of the nineteenth-century classic.In any case, there is no point in asking what Americans might do in this regard, since there can be no doubt that to ... the social expenditures of the Americans fruitfully with ours as it is to compare the wealth of the Union with that of France. ... As for the county budgets, there is nothing in our system of Wnances that resembles them. Shall we include items from these budgets in state budgets or town budgets? Towns in both countries spend money, but not always in comparable ways.

Title:Democracy in America
Author:Alexis de Tocqueville, Arthur Goldhammer
Publisher:Library of America - 2004


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