The Political Science of John Adams: A Study in the Theory of Mixed Government and the Bicameral System

By: Walsh, Correa Moylan

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1969 reissue of 1915 original. No jacket. Pencil name on front free endpaper, highlighting and pencil marginalia throughout. xii, 374 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; The First Period: Early Democratic Views; The Second Period: Writings of the Period; Development of the Theory: Division and Classification of Governments - Badness of Simple Governments, and Need of a Balance - The Orders and Classes in Government and Society - Control of the Aristocrats in Mixed Government; The Plan of Government: The General Structure - The Executive - The Senate - The House of Representatives - The Two Houses and the Executive - The Judiciary - Neglect of the Constitution; Sources and Originality of Adams's Doctrines: Contemporary Expositions of the English Constitution and Unnoticed Changes - Earlier Speculative Authorities and Adams's Development; Attitude Toward the American Governments: Criticism of the Federal Constitution - His Monarchism; The Third Period: Reconcilement with Republicanism - His Typical Scheme of Government; Subsequent History of the Theory: Similar Views Since Held by Others - Comparison with Calhoun - The General Argument for Bicameralism - Tendency of the United States Senate, and Suggestions.

Title: The Political Science of John Adams: A Study in the Theory of Mixed Government and the Bicameral System

Author: Walsh, Correa Moylan

Categories: Political Science, American, American Presidents,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press: 1969

ISBN Number: 0836951441

ISBN Number 13: 9780836951448

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2297853

Keywords: POLITICAL SCIENCE JOHN ADAMS AMERICAN HISTORY AMERICAN PRESIDENTS,