Foundations of American political thought

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Peter Lang, 2006 - Political Science - 591 pages
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Foundations of American Political Thought: Readings and Commentary explains American historical concepts and key political ideas from 1620 to 1910. In this primer for democracy, all verbatim passages and original documents point to their original intentions and ideological movements. Key terms and basic terminology are incisive and essential for a thorough understanding of democracy. This book represents the setting and trends that produced sound progress in American political growth.

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The Founding Period
Chapter Two The SelfDevelopment Period

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Constance Polin is a researcher and co-author of academic articles published in journals and general media.

Raymond Polin has been Professor of Political Science and Theory at St. John's University for three decades. He received his Ph.D. in History and Government from New York University, GSAS, New York. A contributor to numerous articles, reviews, and media, he is the author of Marxian Foundations of Communism, Modern Government and Constitutionalism, and Plato and Aristotle on Constitutionalism.

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