Democracy in America Vol. I

Democracy in America Vol. I

Author: Alexis de Tocqueville
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Duration: 17:43:12
Copyright Year: 1835
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Democracy in America Vol. I

When Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s he found a thriving democracy of a kind he had not seen anywhere else. Many of his insightful observations American society and political system, found in the two volume book he published after his visit, still remain surprisingly relevant today. (Summary by the Bookworm)

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Introduction & Special Introduction
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Chapter I: Exterior Form Of North America
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Chapter II: Origin Of The Anglo-Americans—Part I
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Chapter II: Origin Of The Anglo-Americans—Part II
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Chapter III: Social Conditions Of The Anglo-Americans
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Chapter IV: The Principle Of The Sovereignty Of The People In America
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Chapter V: Necessity Of Examining The Condition Of The States—Part I
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Chapter V: Necessity Of Examining The Condition Of The States—Part II
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Chapter V: Necessity Of Examining The Condition Of The States—Part III
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Chapter VI: Judicial Power In The United States
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Chapter VII: Political Jurisdiction In The United States
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Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution—Part I
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Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution—Part II
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Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution—Part III
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Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution—Part IV
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Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution—Part V
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Chapter IX: Why The People May Strictly Be Said To Govern In The United
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Chapter X: Parties In The United States
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Chapter XI: Liberty Of The Press In The United States
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Chapter XII: Political Associations In The United States
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Chapter XIII: Government Of The Democracy In America—Part I
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Chapter XIII: Government Of The Democracy In America—Part II
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Chapter XIII: Government Of The Democracy In America—Part III
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Chapter XIV: Advantages American Society Derive From Democracy—Part I
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Chapter XIV: Advantages American Society Derive From Democracy—Part II
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Chapter XV: Unlimited Power Of Majority, And Its Consequences—Part I
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Chapter XV: Unlimited Power Of Majority, And Its Consequences—Part II
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Chapter XVI: Causes Mitigating Tyranny In The United States—Part I
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Chapter XVI: Causes Mitigating Tyranny In The United States—Part II
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Chapter XVII: Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic—Part I
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Chapter XVII: Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic—Part II
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Chapter XVII: Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic—Part III
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Chapter XVII: Principal Causes Maintaining The Democratic Republic—Part IV
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races In The United States—Part I
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part II
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part III
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part IV
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part V
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part VI
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part VII
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part VIII
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part IX
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Chapter XVIII: Future Condition Of Three Races—Part X
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Conclusion
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Chapter XI: Liberty Of The Press In The United States - French original text
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