SOCI 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Alexis De Tocqueville, Political Sociology

1 views1 pages
4 Jun 2020
School
Department
Course
The legacy of the American Revolution is to keep equality and liberty together
For rich white, land-owning men
The problem for tocqueville was that after the French Revolution, Napoleon becomes
emperor
Tocqueville was born 1805, already no more freedom bc ….
When Napoleon is defeated, the Bourbons come back to power
Never seen an election, never saw freedom
Thinks that America is really different from anything that’s happened
before
Tocqueville describes equality as fundamentally just
Believes what he is trying to figure out is new political science (political
sociology)
The puritans built from the beginning, a model of freedom
Unlock document

This preview shows half of the first page of the document.
Unlock all 1 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get OneClass Notes+

Unlimited access to class notes and textbook notes.

YearlyBest Value
75% OFF
$8 USD/m
Monthly
$30 USD/m
You will be charged $96 USD upfront and auto renewed at the end of each cycle. You may cancel anytime under Payment Settings. For more information, see our Terms and Privacy.
Payments are encrypted using 256-bit SSL. Powered by Stripe.