The national government.- The state governments.- v.2. The party system.- Public opinion.- Illustrations and reflections.- Social institutions

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Macmillan and Company, 1890
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FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON THE PARTIES
38
THE POLITICIANS
39
PRESIDENTIAL POWERS AND DUTIES
49
OBSERVATIONS ON THE PRESIDENCY
65
WHY GREAT MEN ARE NOT CHOSEN PRESIDENTS
73
PARTY ORGANIZATIONS
75
THE MACHINE
78
THE CABINET
81
WHAT THE MACHINE HAS TO DO
86
THE SENATE
92
HOW THE MACHINE Works
93
THE SENATE AS AN EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL BODY
102
ITS WORKING AND INFLUENCE
108
LOCAL EXTENSION OF RixgS AND BOSSES
115
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
121
SPOILS
125
ELECTIONS AND THEIR MACHINERY
135
THE HOUSE AT WORK
138
CORRUPTION
149
THE COMMITTEES OF CONGRESS
150
CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATION
161
THE WAR AGAINST Bossbon
162
NOMINATING CONVENTIONS
170
CONGRESSIONAL FINANCE
171
THE NOMINATING CONVENTION AT Work
179
THE RELATIONS OF THE Two Houses
180
CHAP PAGE XIX GENERAL OBSERVATIONS ON CONGRESS
186
THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN
196
THE RELATIONS OF CONGRESS TO THE PRESIDENT
205
THE ISSUES IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
207
THE LEGISLATURE AND THE EXECUTIVE
212
FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
214
TYTES OF AMERICAN STATESMEN
222
THE FEDERAL COURTS
225
WHAT THE PEOPLE THINK OF IT
230
PUBLIC OPINION
236
The Courts AND THE CONSTITUTION
237
THE WORKING OF THE COURTS
255
ORGANS OF PUBLIC OPINION
262
COMPARISON OF THE AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN SYSTEMS
271
NATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS AS MOULDING PUBLIC OPINION
273
CLASSES AS INFLUENCING OPINION
285
OBSERVATIONS ON THE FRAME OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
291
LOCAL TYPES OF OPINIONEast WEST AND SOUTH
298
THE NATURE OF PUBLIC OPINION 239
301
THE FEDERAL SYSTEM
305
THE ACTION OF PUBLIC OPINION
311
WORKING RELATIONS OF THE NATIONAL AND THE STATE GOVERNMENTS
318
THE FATALISM OF THE MULTITUDE
327
THE PHILADELPHIA Gas Ring
367
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION BY USAGE
381
THE RESULTS OF CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
390
THE STATE GOVERNMENTS
397
NATURE OF THE AMERICAN STATE
398
KEARNEYISM IN CALIFORNIA 385
401
THE PROBLEM OF TERRITORIAL EXTENSION
409
STATE CONSTITUTIONS
413
Laissez FAIRE
417
The DEVELOPMENT OF STATE CONSTITUTIONS
434
WOMENS SUFFRAGE
437
DIRECT LEGISLATION BY THE PEOPLE
446
XCIII THE SUPPOSED FAULTS OF DEMOCRACY
449
STATE LEGISLATURES
458
THE TRUE FAULTS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
463
THE STATE EXECUTIVE
473
THE STRENGTH OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
474
THE STATE JUDICIARY
480
HOW FAR AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IS AVAILABLE FOR EUROPE
487
STATE FINANCE
490
THE WORKING OF STATE GOVERNMENTS
505
RAILROADS
522
REMEDIES FOR THE FAULTS OF STATE GOVERNMENTS
525
WALL STREET
533
STATE Politics
540
THE TERRITORIES
552
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
561
THE CHURCHES AND THE CLERGY
570
OBSERVATIONS ON RURAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT
582
cin THE INFLUENCE OF RELIGION
587
THE GOVERNMENT OF CITIES
593
THE POSITION OF WOMES
600
THE WORKING OF City GovERNMENTS
606
EQUALITY
615
AN AMERICAN VIEW OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
620
THE INFLUENCE OF DEMOCRACY ON THOUGHT
627
ON CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONS
636
CREATIVE INTELLECTUAL POWER
637
EXTRACTS FROM THE RULES OF THE SENATE
643
THE RELATION OF THE UNITED STATES TO EUROPE
650
THE FEDERAL SYSTEM OF THE ENGLISH UNIVERSITIES
652
SPECIMENS OF PROVISIONS IN STATE CONSTITUTIONS LIMITING TAXing
658
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
669
CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
683
THE UNIFORMITY OF AMERICAN LIFE
684
THE TEMPER OF THE WEST
696
cxiy The FUTURE OF POLITICAL INSTITUTION
707
APPENDIX
720

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Página 667 - Canada acceding to this confederation, and joining in the measures of the united states, shall be admitted into, and entitled to all the advantages of this union : but no other colony shall be admitted into the same, unless such admission be agreed to by nine states.
Página 666 - The United States in Congress assembled shall also have the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or by that of the respective States : Fixing the standard of weights and measures throughout the United States : Regulating the trade and managing all affairs with the Indians, not members of any of the States ; provided that the legislative right of any State within its own limits be not infringed or violated...
Página 703 - Congress on the sale of lands in this state, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all the rents of the unsold lands, and such other means as the legislature may provide, shall be inviolably appropriated to the support of common schools throughout the state.
Página 664 - ... the United States in Congress assembled shall from time to time direct and appoint. The taxes for paying that proportion shall be laid and levied by the authority and direction of the Legislatures of the several States within the time agreed upon by the United States in Congress assembled.
Página 666 - State should not raise men, or should raise a smaller number than its quota, and that any other State should raise a greater number of men than the quota thereof, such extra number shall be raised, officered...
Página 673 - Tonnage, keep Troops or Ships of War in time of Peace, enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, or engage in War, unless actually Invaded, or in such imminent Danger as will not admit of delay.
Página 684 - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right ; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Página 664 - ... ..of establishing rules for deciding in all cases, what captures on land or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be divided or appropriated.. ..of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace... .appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas...
Página 688 - A majority of each House shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties, as each House may provide.
Página 701 - The Governor shall have the power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons after conviction, for all offenses except treason and cases of impeachment, upon such conditions, and with such restrictions and limitations, as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.

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