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The republic as a form of government; or, The evolution of democracy in America. By John Scott of Fauquier ...

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Author/Creator:
Scott, John, 1820-1907.
Publication:
London, Chapman and Hall, 1890 [1889]
Format/Description:
Book
x p., 1 l., 323 p. 20 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government.
Contents:
Subject stated and induction applied to it
The right of secession examined; its recognition by the fathers of the republic
Honourable Robert Eden Scott; his conference with Secretary Seward; Montgomery; President Davis; General Toombs; A mission to Richmond
Federal reform
Annapolis convention; federal convention recommended and called; a new constitution
Ratification
Cause of Governor Randolph's defection from the States Rights Party; ratification in New York and other states; deception practised by Madison to procure ratification
Edmund Ruffin; his tragic death
The theory of the new constitution
Sectional equilibrium in Congress; the Northern Phalanx
Broken covenants
The Indigo interest and the Tariff of 1828; the fisheries of New England; the tobacco interest; Jefferson's mission to France
The machine, and machine politics; the States Rights Party organized by Jefferson; Washington's farewell address
The electoral commission; Civil War averted by it
Civil War again imminent; Tammany society
The political adventurer; induction applied
The entail and the entail lease; M. de Tocqueville; conclusion
Appendix.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Livezey Fund bookplate.
Athenaeum copy: Stamped on title page: "Received Feb 28 1890."
OCLC:
6434289
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