Analysis Of American Ideology Seen Through The Founders Eyes
Jacqueline C. Dubissette-Johnson
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee Abstract
The ideology of the Revolutionary War was the American Enlightenment. This was critical for revolution war. The main ideas were the liberalism, republicanism and fear of corruption. The acceptance of concepts by a number of American colonists began an intellectual environment, which would lead to a new sense of political and social identity.
Americas’ Ideology through the Founders Eyes
The Founders known as the Framers came to America from England, ruled by a monarchy named King George. A few other Founders were James Madison, General George Washington, George Mason IV, Benjamin Franklin, …show more content…
Lafayette became a true military leader supplying the Revolution with money and military leadership. His relationship between France and America became the longest and strongest War Ally in history. The Revolution War would not have been won without his military leadership, his wealth and his friendship with General Washington. Marquis de Lafayette had a strong military knowledge, which he used to help General Washington in training of soldiers. Lafayette believes in the ideology or the cause for the Revolution, which were based on freedom from rule by a …show more content…
The best form of government in nearly all circumstances involves the balancing of aspects of all three pure regimes (kingship, aristocracy, eta);
5. A pure democracy can easily turn into a tyranny of the majority. (http://www.nlnrac.org/classical/aristotle)
Another doctrine of Aristotle the Greek philosopher and scientist was on politics “City-State” which was practice in Greece. Through city-state, or polis as it was best known the Greeks ruled the people in a governmental manner. The Greek city-state was small compare to how many citizens in Greece but it extended to all free adults and property holders but not slaves, women or minors. Aristotle believed that the first task was to find goodness within the governed.
Aristotle defines the subject city-state, as a city or political partnership. Aristotle states that “It is clear that all partnerships aim at some good, and that the partnership that is most authoritative of all and embraces all the others does so particularly, and aims at the authoritative good of all.” (Aristotle, The Polities, Book I). Aristotle defines political community as a partnership between the citizens and the common