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The United States was built on a foundation of Christian principles. Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th century French statesman and philosopher, traveled to America in the 1830s and observed: “Religion in America…must be regarded as the foremost of the ...
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It's prudent to recall the warning of the great French historian and political thinker, Alexis de Tocqueville, about the dangers of the "tyranny of the majority". Examples abound.
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So wrote Alexis de Tocqueville in volume I, chapter 17 of his classic work on American political and social institutions, Democracy in America. Tocqueville, a French lawyer and member of the aristocracy, came to the United States in the spring of 1831.

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