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FB-12022-74

Bruno J. Leone
Minneapolis Community College (Minneapolis, MN 55403-1710)

The Democratic Ideas of J. Adams and T. Jefferson and Their Antecedents

To examine the conception of democracy held by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. The emphasis will be on the inherent problems they believed might arise in a democratic government and how they sought in a theoretical and a real way to solve these problems. Attention will be devoted to the late medieval and early modern antecedents of democratic ideology illustrative of their thought.

Project fields:
Political History; Political Science, General; U.S. History

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1974 – 8/31/1975