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American liberty and government questioned

Thomas Ryle

American liberty and government questioned

by Thomas Ryle

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Ryle
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 74596
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxii, 195 p.
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14641039M

      Charles R. Olsen, author of "The Citizens Rule Book," was an ordinary patriot who experienced the holocaust of a war that would have never taken place if citizens had been vigilant. When he set foot on American soil he realized our liberties are a gift from God, not government, and no earthly bureaucrat has the right or the authority to take. Alexis de Tocqueville was a gentleman-scholar who emerged as one of the world's great prophets. More than a century and a half ago, when most people were ruled by kings, he declared that the future belonged to democracy. He explained what was needed for democracy to work and how it could help protect human liberty. At the same time, he warned that a welfare state could .

    Liberty is to faction what air is to fire, an aliment without which it instantly expires. But it could not be less folly to abolish liberty, which is essential to political life, because it nourishes faction, than it would be to wish the annihilation of air, which is essential to animal life, because it imparts to fire its destructive agency.". From Liberty to Democracy traces the evolution of American government and its fundamental principle from liberty, at its inception, to democracy in the twentieth century. At the nation's founding, the principle underlying American government was liberty, and the nation's new government was designed to protect the rights of individuals.

    American political culture puts a special emphasis on hard work, and is rife with stories of successful businessmen and leaders. Consider Abraham Lincoln, who achieved great stature despite having been born in a log cabin. Liberty: Most people believe in the right to be free, as long as another's rights aren't abused. Kirk had questioned fusionism between libertarians and traditional conservatives that marked much of post-World War II conservatism in the United States. [13] Kirk also berated libertarians for holding up capitalism as an absolute good arguing that economic self-interest was inadequate to hold an economic system together, and even less adequate.


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the Declaration of Independence. the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. de Tocqueville's book Democracy in America. The balance between liberty and equality is an important cornerstone of democratic government. In the late eighteenth century the Founders created the blueprints for the United States government in an effort to achieve these delicate balances—between liberty and order, and between liberty and equality.

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Intellectual freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause or movement may be explored. James McClellan's Liberty, Order, and Justice is the best book I have read so far in This seminal book is as important to the history and roots of American constitutional government as Russell Kirk's Roots of American Order is to American political history.4/5(13).

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