The New Democracy and the Constitution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being cu Author: William Sharp Mckechnie. Additional Physical Format: Online version: McKechnie, William Sharp. New democracy and the constitution. Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press  (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: McKechnie, William Sharp. New democracy and the constitution. London, J. Murray, (OCoLC) The fifth essay on the way the founders solved the problem of democracy in our representative republic is quite important. Our country was never meant to be a plebiscite, no matter what you hear on the even news about a poll saying the people want this 5/5(2).
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