How Democratic Is The American Constitution 2nd -

how democratic is the american constitution second - how democratic is the american constitution second edition robert a dahl on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers in this provocative book one of our most eminent political scientists poses the question why should americans uphold their constitution the vast majority of americans venerate the constitution and the democratic principles it embodies, democratic party united states wikipedia - the democratic party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the united states along with the republican party tracing its heritage back to thomas jefferson and james madison s democratic republican party the modern day democratic party was founded around 1828 by supporters of andrew jackson making it the world s oldest active political party, america s founding documents national archives - the charters of freedom the declaration of independence constitution and bill of rights collectively known as the charters of freedom have guaranteed the rights and freedoms of americans for over 200 years, constitution for the united states we the people - the constitution of the united states the bill of rights all amendments a highly accessible easy to use online version full text transcript including the bill of rights and the rest of the amendments with both sequential and subject indexes