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The growth of democracy in the United States

or, The evolution of popular co-operation in government and its results.

by Cleveland, Frederick Albert

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Published by The Quadrangle press in Chicago .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy,
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Frederick A. Cleveland.
      LC ClassificationsJK246 .C63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 532 p.
      Number of Pages532
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL343420M
      LC Control Number98001800

      The Democracy Index, which rates the state of democracy in countries on the basis of electoral processes, the functioning of government, . United States - United States - The United States from to The years between the election to the presidency of James Monroe in and of John Quincy Adams in have long been known in American history as the Era of Good Feelings. The phrase was conceived by a Boston editor during Monroe’s visit to New England early in his first term.

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