The Documents

The Development of the American Character

Democracy in America

Democracy in America

Democracy in America

Short Description

Democracy in America is a classic French text on the United States during the 1830s. The work discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the new nation’s democratic systems. It is still considered one of the most important and influential analyses of American democracy.

Remnant Trust Description

The first complete edition in English of Tocqueville’s important and influential analysis of American democracy, one of the outstanding intellectual achievements of the nineteenth century. This important edition contains a hand-colored folding map of North America with information from the census of 1840, published here for the first time in America.