In Alexis de Tocqueville’s work Democracy in America¸ he attempted to analyze American society 50 years after independence from Great Britain. In this extensive text, he pointed out the positives and negatives of a democratic society and identified characteristics of US Americans that enabled this system to function with stability. For example, free press and lack of an aristocracy…
You are to choose two to three points from Democracy in America and analyze modern United States’ society and/or politics. What is the status of democracy in America? Use de Tocqueville’s points, as points of analysis/reflection. What are the strengths, weaknesses, and/or threats in contemporary America?
ONLY USE SOURCE FROM THE BOOK
Only writing about Part I Part II Book 2,3
Do not allow yourself to fall into rants, opinion, or become emotional over this topic. You need to remain objective and analytical and use research to back your argument.
Papers are to be word-processed, double spaced, Times New Roman 12 pt font on 81/2” x 11” white paper, one inch margins, with a cover page. Staple the paper in the upper left-hand corner. If you are not certain of what citation model to use, you may use that of the Modern Language Association.