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I have already observed that, from their origin, the sovereignty of the people was the fundamental principle of the greater number of British colonies in America...

At the present day the principle of the sovereignty of the people has acquired, in the United States, all the practical development which the imagination can conceive. It is unencumbered by those fictions which have been thrown over it in other countries, and it appears in every possible form according to the exigency of the occasion. Sometimes the laws are made by the people in a body, as at Athens; and sometimes its representatives, chosen by universal suffrage, transact business in its name, and almost under its immediate control.

In some countries a power exists which, though it is in a degree foreign to the social body, directs it, and forces it to pursue a certain track. In others the ruling force is divided, being partly within and partly without the ranks of the people. But nothing of the kind is to be seen in the United States; there society governs itself for itself. All power centres in its bosom; and scarcely an individual is to be meet with who would venture to conceive, or, still less, to express, the idea of seeking it elsewhere. The nation participates in the making of its law by the choice of its legistlators, and in the execution of them by the choice of the agents of the executive government; it may almost be said to govern itself, so feeble and so restricted is the share left to the administration, so little do the authorities forget their popular origin and the power from which they emanate.

Tocqueville suggests that the culture of self-government he witnesses in the United States derives in part from the country's _______

A.robust economy.
B.colonial history.
C.geographical isolation.
D.division of powers.

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administration [əd.mini'streiʃən]

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n. 行政,管理,行政部门

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conceive [kən'si:v]

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v. 设想,构思,怀孕

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immediate [i'mi:djət]

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adj. 立即的,即刻的,直接的,最接近的

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track [træk]

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n. 小路,跑道,踪迹,轨道,乐曲
v. 跟踪

 
suffrage ['sʌfridʒ]

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n. 投票,选举权,参政权

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emanate ['eməneit]

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v. 散发,发出

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feeble [fi:bl]

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adj. 虚弱的,无力的

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pursue [pə'sju:]

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v. 追捕,追求,继续从事

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govern ['gʌvən]

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vt. 统治,支配,管理,规定
vi. 统治,

 
social ['səuʃəl]

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adj. 社会的,社交的
n. 社交聚会

 
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