The New Republic of the United States Republic = government without a king Sources of Republican political philosophy: • Glorious Revolution and English Whigs • Enlightenment philosophers • Radical (English) Whigs • Aristotle • Histories of Roman Republic Republicanism in the new United States • No king • People = sovereign; representative gov’t. • Citizens = male, property owners (except N.J., Penn.)
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course HIST history taught by Professor Megan during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.