failure of American, 319-320;
suggested remedy, 327-331;
quality of membership of, should be improved, 328-329;
preparation of measures for consideration by, 330-331.
“Letters of an American Farmer,” 8-9, 10.
Hamilton’s theory concerning, as contrasted with Jeffersonian Democrats’,
bearing of worship of so-called, on behavior of factions at time of
slavery crisis, 79;
responsibility of a democracy for personal, 193 ff.;
economic, of the individual, 201-206;
subordinated and made helpful to the principle of human brotherhood,
Liberty and union,
Hamilton’s idea of, 44-45;
prevailing view of, during “era of good feeling,” 51.
Life insurance companies,
attempted regulation of, by various state governments, 355.
first appearance of, in debates with Douglas, 85-86;
service of, in seeing straighter and thinking harder than did his
makes the Western Democracy understand for the first time that American
nationality is a living principle, 88;
peculiar service rendered by and wherein his greatness lay, 88-89;
the personal worth of, 89;
early career and surroundings of, 89-90;
wherein he differed from the average Western Democrat, 90-91;
training and development of his intellect, 91-92;
further consideration of his character, 94 ff.;
contrasted with Jefferson, 95;
with Garrison, 95, 427;
with Jackson, 96;
necessity for emphasis of the difference between, and his contemporary
national intellectual and moral stature of, 427.
Low, Seth, as a reformer, 143.
cause of, 318;
method of stopping, 344.
place of, in American economic development, 108.
Machines, political, 117 ff.;
created to satisfy a real need, 124-125;
power of, felt in the courts, 318;
corruption and incompetence of state legislative organizations
traceable to, 321;
complete reform of local administrative systems necessary for breaking
power of, 334;
civil service reform has not retarded progress of, 335.
McClellan, George B.,
as a reformer, 143.
conduct of second war with England by, 53-54.
Hamilton’s policy in encouraging, 39.
Merit system in offices, 143;
disappointing results of establishment of, 334-337.
cooeperation, of, in establishment of stable international system, 303.
city states of the, 215;
origins of the national state found in, 217 ff.