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He was given the Tocqueville Award by the French government in 1995.
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When the possibility that he had not given reconsideration to so weighty a decision seemed to disconcert his questioners, Mr. Eisenhower was known to make his characteristic statement to the press that he was not going to talk about the matter any more.
We were given a job and we carried it out, and later, his case was taken up by the Disciplinary Committee.
The first royalty whom Mama ever waited on in the White House was Queen Marie of Rumania, who came to a State dinner given in her honor on October 21, 1926.
That was in the days before blood banks, of course, and transfusions had to be given directly from donor to patient.
Underneath all the high-sounding phrases of royal and papal letters and behind the more down-to-earth instructions to the envoys was the inescapable fact that Edward would have to desert his Flemish allies and leave them to the vengeance of their indignant suzerain, the king of France, in return for being given an equally free hand with the insubordinate Scots.
Yet, the idea imbedded in each was identical: to surround the unknown with mystery and to isolate that class which had been given special dominion over the secrets of God.
He was a captain, he said, in the army, and on the train to New York his purse and all his money had been stolen, and would I lend him twenty-five dollars to be given him at the General Delivery window??
That such expansion can be obtained without a raise in taxes is due to growth of the tax digest and sound fiscal planning on the part of the board of commissioners, headed by Chairman Charles O. Emmerich who is demonstrating that the public trust he was given was well placed, and other county officials.
Sam Rayburn took unnumbered secrets with him to the grave, for he was never loquacious, and his word, once given, was not subject to retraction.
Actually, of course, that label `` controversial '' applied only because he was carrying out the mandate given him by the world organization he headed rather than following the dictates of the Soviet Union.
But then, after the little operetta had been given its feeble amateur rendering, everyone insisted that it was too good to be lost forever, and that the Royal Academy of Music must now have the manuscript in order to give it the really first-rate performance it merited.
He was allowed to spend his nights at an inn near the hospital and he was given some extra money to go to the pachinko parlor -- an excellent place to make contact with the enemy.
At the same time another child -- this one of Shelley's brain -- was given to the world: Alastor, a poem of pervading beauty in which the reader may gaze into the still depths of a fine mind's musings.
For the moment there was no woman in his life, and it was this vacuum that had given Claire her opportunity.
Now Hans had given Ma something of his -- we both had when we thought she was going straight to Pa -- something valuable ; ;
was and Tocqueville
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.
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.
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.
As Sheldon Wolin puts it, " Tocqueville was aware of the harshness and bigotry of the early colonists "; but on the other hand he saw them as " archaic survivals, not only in their piety and discipline but in their democratic practices ".
The theme of a religious basis of economic discipline is echoed in sociologist Max Weber's work, but both de Tocqueville and Weber argued that this discipline was not a force of economic determinism, but one factor among many that should be considered when evaluating the relative economic success of the Puritans.
Thus they got under influence of neoliberal ideologies since Tocqueville was a liberal, not a republican theorist, giving new impetus to their work.
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.
" During this time Houston was interviewed by the author Alexis de Tocqueville, who was traveling in the United States and its territories.
He struck up a friendship and had voluminous correspondence with Alexis de Tocqueville, who brought him into the foreign ministry while he was foreign minister during the Second Republic.
Palmerston privately congratulated Napoleon on his triumph, noting that Britain's constitution was rooted in history but that France had had five revolutions since 1789, with the French Constitution of 1850 being a " day-before-yesterday tomfoolery which the scatterbrain heads of Marrast and Tocqueville invented for the torment and perplexity of the French nation ".
The aristocracy, Tocqueville believed, was gradually disappearing as the modern world experienced the beneficial effects of equality.
Given the social state that was emerging, Tocqueville believed that a " new political science " would be needed.
In addition, Tocqueville observes that they contributed a synthesis of religion and political liberty in America that was uncommon in Europe, particularly in France.
Tocqueville was one of the first social critics to examine the situation of American women and to identify the concept of Separate Spheres.
This new way of thinking about civil society was followed by Alexis de Tocqueville and Karl Marx as well.
Finally, on 2 February 1860, he was elected to the Académie Française, filling the seat of Alexis de Tocqueville, whose eulogy he had delivered.
Philosopher Douglas Kellner traces the identification of American exceptionalism as a distinct phenomenon back to 19th century French observer Alexis de Tocqueville, who concluded by agreeing that the U. S., uniquely, was " proceeding along a path to which no limit can be perceived.
Although Tocqueville emphasized the egalitarian nature of early 19th century America, Bryce was dismayed to find vast inequality a half-century later, stating " Sixty years ago, there were no great fortunes in America, few large fortunes, no poverty.
His most notable work, the 1958 photobook titled The Americans, was influential, and earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his fresh and skeptical outsider's view of American society.