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CSPAN
Nov 19, 2016 11:25am EST
, china, saddam hussein in iraq -- to use republic in opposition to monarchy is confusing but if we think of monarchies in terms of authoritarian governments, we have a clearer understanding of what it meant to be opposed to monarchy. the americans did not intend to just get rid of tyranny, they wanted to end it tyranny for all time, they wanted to set an example for the rest of the world. they had a key responsibility, a responsibility to show the world what a new democratic future -- it is important to keep in mind that our experiment with democracy was not an immediate success. the united states was not a united country. there is over a decade between the declaration of independence and the constitution. americans think the declaration of independence -- they are separated by a decade and it was a very awesome decade. there was a real crisis in the 1780's. many thought that the country would fall apart. the republican experiment seemed in peril. it was not an immediate success. the united states constitution which brought stability and unity was not something that anyone even ima
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2016 10:45pm EST
terms the same with the 18th-century did. republics, hosni mubarak in egypt, cuba, china, saddam hussein in iraq -- to use republic in opposition to monarchy is confusing. but if we think of monarchies in terms of authoritarian governments and republics as democracies, we have a clearer understanding of what it meant to be opposed to monarchy. the americans did not intend to just get rid of british tyranny, they wanted to end tyranny for all time, they wanted to set an example for the rest of the world to follow. they had a responsibility to show the world how to become, to show the world a new, libertarian, democratic future. i think it is important to keep in mind that our experiment with democracy was not an immediate success. the united states was not a united country in 1776. there is over a decade between the declaration of independence and the constitution. something i think many americans forget. some people think the declaration of independence items are in the constitution. they are separated by a decade and it was a very awesome decade. there was a real crisis in the 1
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