Bismarck, Otto von, 8, 242, 256;
personal career of, 247;
unification of Germany by, 247-249;
course of, as Imperial Chancellor, 249 ff.;
inheritance left to German Empire by, in the way of overbearing
attitude to domestic and foreign opponents, 251;
provoking of Germany’s two wars by, was justifiable, 256;
quoted on what constitutes the real nation, 265-266.
the coming of the, 118-121;
character and position of the, 122;
dealings of, with big corporations, 122-124;
his specialized leadership fills a real and permanent need, 124-125;
is the unofficial ruler of his community, 125;
is the logical outcome of a certain conception of the democratic
method proposed for destroying the, 338-341;
Australian ballot and system of direct primaries have no injurious
effect on, 341-343.
Bourbon monarchy, the, 219-220;
cause of downfall of, 220.
Bryan, William J., 136, 144, 151;
particular consideration of, as a reformer, 156 ff.;
special reforms advocated by, 156-158;
incoherence in political thinking shown by, 158-159;
policy of, toward large corporations, 358.
origins of the typical American, 106-108;
business regarded as warfare by, 107-108;
relation between railroads and the, 109-111;
rise of, in Great Britain, and relations with aristocracy, 234-235.
Butler, Nicholas Murray, quoted, 408.
Cabinet, or executive council,
suggested for governors, 338-339.
Calhoun, John, a leader of the Whigs, 66-67, 79, 82.
question of cooeperation of, in establishment of a peaceful international
desirability of greater commercial freedom between United States and,
preparing the way for closer political association, 305-306;
lines along which treaty between United States, Great Britain, and,
might be made, 306.
Carnegie, Andrew, 202, 402.
as a bond between Western European states, 217;
losing battle of, with political authority, 283.
opportunity for improving international political conditions in, 303.
nationality and, 272-279;
demand for more rather than less, because of growing centralization
of American activity, 274-275;
increase in, injurious to certain aspects of traditional American
perniciousness of prejudice against, 278-279.
Chapman, John Jay, work by,
Checks and balances,
system of, 33, 316;
system of, proves especially unsuitable for state governments, 323-324.