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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 523 pages of information about The Promise of American Life.

Jackson, Andrew,
  the Democracy of, 52;
  quarrelsome spirit of, contrasted with Lincoln’s magnanimity, 96.
  See Democracy, Jacksonian.

Jefferson, Thomas,
  doctrines of, versus those of Hamilton, 28-29;
  as leader of the democracy the opponent of Hamilton, 42;
  foreign policy of, 42, 53, 290, 292;
  view of democracy as extreme individualism, 43;
  stress laid by, on equality, 43-44;
  sacrifice of liberty for equality by, 44-45;
  fundamental difference between Hamilton and, 45-46;
  conduct of, on assumption of power, 46-47;
  Democracy of Jackson contrasted with Republicanism of, 52;
  mutual appreciation of Western pioneer Democrats and, 52-53;
  traces of work of, found in failure of Whigs against Jacksonian
      Democrats, 71;
  wherein Lincoln differed from, 95;
  necessity of transformation of doctrines of, before they can be
      nationalized, 153, 214;
  theory and practice of, contrasted with Roosevelt’s theory and
      practice, 170;
  an example of triumphant intellectual dishonesty, 419.

Jerome, William Travers,
  as a reformer, 143-144, 155, 184;
  personality of, 160;
  special class of reform advocated by, 160-161;
  lack of success in other than municipal political field, 161-162.

Jesus,
  intention of, in preaching non-resistance, 282.

Judges,
  election of state, 119;
  life tenure of office of Federal, 200;
  as creatures of a political machine, 318.

Justice,
  state reform of criminal, 344-345.

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Labor problem, the, 385-398.

Labor unions, 126 ff., 385 ff.;
  danger from aggressive and unscrupulous unionism, 128-129;
  revolutionary purpose of, in demanding class discrimination, 129-130;
  parallelism between big corporations and, 130, 386;
  divergence from corporations, 131;
  legal recognition of, demanded, and discrimination in their favor by
      the state, 386-387;
  economic and social amelioration of laboring class by, 387;
  association of laborers in, a necessity under present conditions, and
      the non-union man a species of industrial derelict, 387-389;
  conditions to which unions should conform, 390-391;
  the correct policy towards, 390;
  preference to be given to, by state and municipal governments, but
      discrimination to be made between “bad” and “good” unions, 394;
  effect of proposed constructive organization of, on non-union laborers,
      395;
  on farm laborers, 396.

Latin-American states,
  cooeperation of, in establishment of a stable international system,
      300-303;
  necessity first for improvement in domestic condition of, 302-303.

Law,
  big corporations and the, 115-116.

Lawyers,
  function of, in American political system, 131 ff.;
  tendency of, to specialize, 134-135;
  those who now figure in political life, 135-136;
  corporation lawyers, 136;
  position occupied by, in relation to modern economic and political
      problem, 137.

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