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Tate Bennett Dr. McIntyre Congressional Ind. Study 2 October 2007 Submission III The United Sates has been founded on democracy with majority being its essence. Toqueville finds that there is nothing in democratic states that is capable of resisting the majority. 1 A majority is the largest body among all bodies of individuals that are united by their opinions, self-interests and concerns. Any majority takes advantage of its
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Unformatted text preview: dominant population to advance and defend its members. It has been found that Tocqueville’s take on majority in society may be applied to modern society. One may find that modern day majority and the majority described in Tocqueville’s Democracy in America have similar effects on Congress as well as those outside of the majority. 1 254...
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