Political Democracy in America, a new chapter, added June 21, 2012
On June 21, 2012 there has been added to the website, Capitalism: The Liberal Revolution, a new chapter entitled "Political Democracy in America." The link to this new chapter is This is by far the longest chapter on the website A short summary of the entire chapter appears in the Synopsis at the beginning of the chapter. At the end of the chapter is commentary on how and why the chapter expands on the material in Course V-50. This chapter traces the evolution of political democracy in America down to the present from 1776 and through the early days of the republic when the inhabitants of America looked to their own efforts, and cooperation with their fellows, to provide for their material needs. Two centuries of operation under the U.S. Constitution have bred an American public that includes many, perhaps the majority, who look to the state to