Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America

Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America

Edmund S. Morgan


"The top rationalization that i've got visible for our certain mixture of religion, wish and naiveté about the governmental process." —Michael Kamman, Washington Post

This e-book makes the provocative case the following that the United States has remained politically solid as the Founding Fathers invented the belief of the yankee humans and used it to impose a central authority at the new country. His landmark research indicates how the inspiration of well known sovereignty—the unforeseen offspring of an older, both fictional proposal, the "divine correct of kings"—has labored in our historical past and continues to be a political strength this day.

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