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* Tocqueville in Wethersfield-Segment from C-SPAN's Alexis de Tocqueville Tour
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The Tocqueville Connection states: " Most of the ambassadors were appointed by former prime minister Lansana Kouyaté, in office from February 2007 until May 2008 ," raising the possibility that the recall was an attempt on the part of Camara to distance himself from the previous government.
In the second chapter, de Tocqueville describes America's unique religious heritage from the Puritans.
In May 2004, Kenneth Brown of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution made the accusation that major parts of the Linux kernel had been copied from the MINIX codebase, in a book called Samizdat.
The concept originates from Alexis de Tocqueville, who asserted that the then-50-year-old United States held a special place among nations because it was a country of immigrants and the first modern democracy.
De Tocqueville wrote in his Democracy in America ( 1835 ) that " The absence in the United States of those vast accumulations of wealth which favor the expenditures of large sums on articles of mere luxury ... impact to the productions of American industry a character distinct from that of other countries ' industries.
Like Alexis de Tocqueville, Santayana observed American culture and character from a foreigner's point of view.
Tocqueville traced the development of equality to a number of factors, such as granting all men permission to enter the clergy, widespread economic opportunity resulting from the growth of trade and commerce, the royal sale of titles of nobility as a monarchical fundraising tool, and the abolition of primogeniture.
Noting the rise of the industrial sector in the American economy, Tocqueville, some scholars have argued, also correctly predicted that an industrial aristocracy would rise from the ownership of labor.
( However, Tocqueville believed that an industrial aristocracy would differ from the formal aristocracy of the past.
Tocqueville and C-SPAN's
* Tocqueville in Philadelphia-Segment from C-SPAN's Alexis de Tocqueville Tour-Features tour and discussion of Eastern State Penitentiary.
* Tocqueville in Cambridge segment from C-SPAN's Alexis de Tocqueville Tour-Features Peter Gomes discussing Sparks and his meeting with Tocqueville.
* Tocqueville and Race Relations-Segment from C-SPAN's Alexis de Tocqueville Tour, broadcast from and featuring discussion of Hampden
Tocqueville and Alexis
Alexis de Tocqueville argued that the Revolution was a manifestation of a more prosperous middle class becoming conscious of its social importance.
He was involved in 1994 as writer and reviewer of a report on the issue by the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, where he was a senior fellow.
Alexis de Tocqueville, the French philosopher, witnessed the Choctaw removals while in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1831,
The notion of a distinctive religious basis for American democracy and culture was first described and popularized by Alexis de Tocqueville in the 1840s, in his influential book, Democracy in America.
Alexis de Tocqueville suggested in Democracy in America that Puritanism was the very thing that provided a firm foundation for American democracy.
For example, classical scholar Alexis de Tocqueville differentiated between 1 ) political revolutions 2 ) sudden and violent revolutions that seek not only to establish a new political system but to transform an entire society and 3 ) slow but sweeping transformations of the entire society that take several generations to bring about ( ex.
In the first half of the 19th century, Alexis de Tocqueville had observations about American life that seemed to outline and define social capital.
The concept that underlies social capital has a much longer history ; thinkers exploring the relation between associational life and democracy were using similar concepts regularly by the 19th century, drawing on the work of earlier writers such as James Madison ( The Federalist Papers ) and Alexis de Tocqueville ( Democracy in America ) to integrate concepts of social cohesion and connectedness into the pluralist tradition in American political science.
" During this time Houston was interviewed by the author Alexis de Tocqueville, who was traveling in the United States and its territories.
In the 1830s, French political thinker and historian Alexis de Tocqueville identified one of the key characteristics of America that would later make it so amenable to the development of mass production: the homogeneous consumer base.
Alexis de Tocqueville, the French philosopher, witnessed the Choctaw removals while in Memphis, Tennessee in 1831,
Applauding Bugeaud's method, liberal thinker Alexis de Tocqueville could declare: " War in Africa is a science.