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Representative government and the Revolution

the Maryland constitutional crisis of 1787

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland,
  • Maryland.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Representative government and representation -- Maryland,
    • Political science -- United States -- History,
    • Maryland -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited with an introd. by Melvin Yazawa.
      SeriesMaryland bicentennial studies
      ContributionsYazawa, Melvin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK3819 .R46
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 187 p. ;
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5187129M
      ISBN 100801816645
      LC Control Number75006546

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      In his book The Spirit of Laws, published in , Montesquieu argued that governments should be organized in a way that prevents any one person or group from dominating or oppressing others. This argument led him to propose a three-branch system of government: executive, legislative, and judicial. Representative government presupposes an intelligent, efficient, and universal electorate. The character of such a government will ever be determined by the character and caliber of those who compose it. As civilization progresses, suffrage, while remaining universal for both sexes, will be effectively modified, regrouped, and otherwise.

      Lenin wrote The State and Revolution in August and September , when he was in hiding from persecution of the Provisional Government. The need for such a theoretical work as this was mentioned by Lenin in the second half of People's Power is a theoretical, historical and analytical account of representative government that has emerged in Cuba since the 's. By combining original research and extensive interviews with citizens and officials, Peter Roman illustrates how the Cuban model was built on theoretical foundations derived from Rousseau, Marx, and Lenin, and the historical precedents of the Paris.


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The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in and ended in the late s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte. Representative government and the Revolution: the Maryland constitutional crisis of Topics Political science -- United States -- History, Representative government and representation -- Maryland, Maryland -- Politics and government -- Publisher Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press Borrow this book to access Pages: Representative democracy, also known as indirect democracy or representative government, is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

Nearly all modern Western-style democracies are types of representative democracies; for example, the United Kingdom is a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy. Most research in political science presumes that the purpose of representative government is to represent the will of the people by translating popular sentiment or public interest into governmental policy.

It therefore presumes that a good measure of the performance of representative democracy, at least in its representative capacity, involves Cited by: Parliament and Colonial Government One of the most important English rights was the right to elect repre-sentatives to ment, England’s chief lawmaking body, was the colonists’ model for representative government.

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Sensus Communis and the Revolution 4. A Nation of Electors: Representative Government as Electoral Democracy All Human Relations Are Representative Interest and Competence as Unifying Factors Exchange versus Barter: Democracy Is Primitivism The Currency of Electoral Consent The Metamorphosis of the Citizen into the Elector Passive and Active.

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He argued that in order to understand the nature of political institutions it is necessary to study first the society, its. ( - ) was an American writer and playwright. She was known as the "Conscience of the American Revolution". Mercy Otis was America's first female playwright, having written unbylined anti-British and anti-Loyalist propaganda plays from toand was the first woman to create a Jeffersonian (anti-Federalist) interpretation of the Revolution.

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The German revolution of ; being an account of the final struggle, in Baden, for the maintenance of Germany's first national representative government. [Charles W Dahlinger].