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Summarize what Alexis de Tocqueville said about American society
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- America is a society of joiners. Everyone belongs to civic organizations, lodges, or other types of organizations. It's part of what made us so democratic.
- Democracy started from the the bottom up. Town governments were where people learned to be good democrats and that affected things all the way up.
- America was susceptible to having a "tyranny of the majority." It had all this freedom and democracy, but had a strong tendency toward suppressing minority points of view.
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First of all, please remember that Democracy in America is a huge book and very hard to summarize in a few words. Three major points about American society:
Posted by pohnpei397 on March 12, 2012 at 11:37 PM (Answer #1)
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