Alexis de Tocqueville

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French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859)

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Alexis de Toqueville in the 1830s wrote that American lawyers were the link between the people and aristocrats, but today the lawyers who function as that connection are under increasing political attack.
The Spanish-American War, despite Alexis De Toqueville's earlier predictions, would signal the beginnings of the translation of empire from Britain to the United States, which would end in the period from the 1940s through the 1960s.
- Thursday 11: Mr Prodi and Mrs Diamantopoulou will attend the extraordinary Social Summit on 'Growth and Employment'; Mr Kinnock will receive the Alexis de Toqueville Prize at the European Institute for Public Administration (Maastricht); Mrs Schreyer will attend the inauguration of the new Hungaruan mission to the EU in the presence of Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy; Official visit by Mr Verheugen to Morocco (11-12); Official visit be Mr Lamy to Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay (11-16); Mrs Diamantopoulou will attend the 'Employment and Labour Market Segmentation' Conference staged by the Italian Presidency (Catania)
Half a century later, Alexis de Toqueville gained the same impression, and found a monetary explanation:
The author begins by using a quote from Alexis de Toqueville: "Each person, withdrawn into himself, behaves as though he is a stranger to the destiny of all the others.
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