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- Alexis de Tocqueville was born in Paris on July 29th, 1805. Growing up in Metz, France, the youngest child of Herv? Tocqueville and Mlle. De Rosanbo, he showed great intellectual promise from his earliest days. By the age of 16, his academic career was a brilliant one, his schoolwork earning him a special prize and two first prizes.
- Since beginning to study political science I have heard the name and read the quotes of Alexis de Tocqueville. A Frenchman, historian, political theorist, and student and writer of the French Revolution — Tocqueville has become a scholar in all democratic societies.
- Alexis de Tocqueville’s visit to the United States in the early part of the nineteenth century prompted his work Democracy in America, in which he expressed the ability to make democracy work. Throughout his travels Tocqueville noted that private interest and personal gain motivated the actions of most Americans, which in turn cultivated a strong sense of individualism.
- De Tocqueville traveled through seventeen of the twenty four states. In each state he studied and observed many components of the United States? political system including the prison system.
- Frankly, the French have no idea of what America truly is. In Tocqueville s Democracy in America, the caustic Frenchman describes the governmental aspects of America, as well as highlighting upon some social aspects. He states the truth, however not all of Tocqueville s truths do not transcend time and are rendered obsolete in modern times.
- “After 37 days at sea aboard Le Havre, Tocqueville and Beaumont landed in Newport, Rhode Island on May 9. The journey had been rough, and the passengers and crew had little to eat or drink during the final days. Indeed, the passengers requested that they be allowed to disembark in Newport once it became obvious that fierce winds would prevent the ship from reaching New York as scheduled.
- Aristocracy is a phenomenon that is perhaps as natural a summer crop, and as devastating as the locusts that eat it. De Tocqueville s position on aristocracy is quite clear. He is a strong advocate of the aristocracy, it is a part of the natural order and necessary.
- Alexie’s writing builds upon the naked realism and ironic wonder of Blackfeet/Gros Ventre writer James Welch . . . [and] adds a surrealist twist to convey comparable irony in his poem "Evolution" . . . . By the end of the poem, Buffalo Bill has taken "everything the Indians have to offer" and then changes the shop’s sign from pawn dealer to "THE MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURES.
- The Last Real Indian has a few last words. A stand-up comedian, the Indian improvisator is the performing text, obviating too close a textual reading: youngish man, six-foot-two or so, born in 19 at the height of hippie nativism, from Wellpinit, Washington, now living in Seattle and taking the fin de siecle literary world by storm (an Indian Oscar Wilde?).
- Alexis Frank IST August 9,2 Napster In less than one year Napster has become the hot application that has some 20 million users running to their computer. Napster is currently fighting for its life against a court ordered shutdown, but it seems that people will find a way to share and downloud on line music no matter what.
- People live day to day simply because they are in a world where they strive for happiness amongst society. By being alone a person on earth would have nothing to live for; they would be lonely, depressed, detached from reality, ultimately: unhappy. This is precisely the case of John Smith in the novel, Indian Killer, by Sherman Alexie.
- ( Massie 490-495). Rasputin is known as the Siberian mystic healer, whose life has been retold countless number of times throughout history. People often talk of Rasputin?s mystery and discrepancies associated with the depiction of Rasputin’s life.
- Czar Nicholas II?s reign lasted twenty-one years and ended with the Bolsheviks seizing power. However, from the very start of Nicholas?s rule, fate was not in his favor. For a long time Czars have ruled Russia with power all in their hands. The society that the Czars have created was society extremes and deep poverty.
- The Devil and the Religious Controversies of Sixteenth-Century FranceRESEARCH conducted by social historians in the past few decades has revealed a rich fabric of religious belief and ritual in late medieval and early modern Europe. In concentrating on behavior and practice, as opposed to doctrine and dogma, these historians have shown that Christianity as understood by the masses was at times far removed from the liturgical and doctrinal controversies of the elite.
- The introspective argument produced by Alexis De Tocqueville in his literary work entitled Democracy in America of the American democratic system is both cynical and enlightening. His prospective as a Frenchman on the bureaucracy of this nation cast new light on a government that is proclaimed to be superior then all others.
- The story of the Last Royal Family and The Russian Revolution is a fascinating one. The last czar Nicholas II, a.k.a. Bloody Nicholas, was a guy who was a nice man to everyone. He married the daughter of Grand Duke Ludwig of Hessen, Alice Victoria Eleanor Louisa Beatrice (Alexandra).
- Adam Smith’s theory makes a strong argument for the assertion that a free market will provide overall good for society, but, as de Tocqueville points out, it provides little or no protection for the poor.
- Rasputin had a significant impact on the royal family as well as Russia during the reign of Czar Nicholas II. Rasputin was a staret that worked his way into the royal family. The influence of Rasputin on Alexis, the heir to the throne, gave him great power.
- In 1682, Sophia Romanov sent her palace guards to get rid of her "heirs" and other conflicts with her reign. Luckily, her two brothers 16 year old Ivan, and 10 year old Peter escaped with there step-mother. Later on, Sophia declared that both Peter and Ivan are the czars of Russia.
- A parent s influence on their children is immeasurable. With the support and love of their parents, a child can achieve their goals, build self-esteem, and furthermore grow into a respectable, functioning member of society. Conversely, a lack of love and support can result in a less encouraging outcome.