The Rise of the Democracy
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The Rise of the Democracy

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  • THE RISE OF THE DEMOCRACY
    • JOSEPH CLAYTON
      • WITH EIGHT FULL-PAGE PLATES
      • CASSELL AND COMPANY, LTD. London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne 1911
        • KING JOHN GRANTING MAGNA CHARTA
        • From the Fresco in the Royal Exchange, by Ernest Normand.
      • KING JOHN GRANTING MAGNA CHARTA
      • From the Fresco in the Royal Exchange, by Ernest Normand.
      • PREFACE
      • CONTENTS
        • INTRODUCTION
        • CHAPTER I
        • the early struggles against the absolutism of the crown
        • CHAPTER II
        • the beginning of parliamentary representation
        • CHAPTER III
        • popular insurrection in england
        • CHAPTER IV
        • the struggle renewed against the crown
        • CHAPTER V
        • constitutional government—aristocracy triumphant
        • CHAPTER VI
        • the rise of the democratic idea
        • CHAPTER VII
        • parliamentary reform and the enfranchisement of the people
        • CHAPTER VIII
        • democracy at work
        • CHAPTER IX
        • the world-wide movement: its strength and weakness
      • INTRODUCTION
      • CHAPTER I
      • the early struggles against the absolutism of the crown
      • CHAPTER II
      • the beginning of parliamentary representation
      • CHAPTER III
      • popular insurrection in england
      • CHAPTER IV
      • the struggle renewed against the crown
      • CHAPTER V
      • constitutional government—aristocracy triumphant
      • CHAPTER VI
      • the rise of the democratic idea
      • CHAPTER VII
      • parliamentary reform and the enfranchisement of the people
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • democracy at work
      • CHAPTER IX
      • the world-wide movement: its strength and weakness
      • LIST OF PLATES
    • WITH EIGHT FULL-PAGE PLATES
    • CASSELL AND COMPANY, LTD. London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne 1911
      • KING JOHN GRANTING MAGNA CHARTA
      • From the Fresco in the Royal Exchange, by Ernest Normand.
    • KING JOHN GRANTING MAGNA CHARTA
    • From the Fresco in the Royal Exchange, by Ernest Normand.
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • CHAPTER I
      • the early struggles against the absolutism of the crown
      • CHAPTER II
      • the beginning of parliamentary representation
      • CHAPTER III
      • popular insurrection in england
      • CHAPTER IV
      • the struggle renewed against the crown
      • CHAPTER V
      • constitutional government—aristocracy triumphant
      • CHAPTER VI
      • the rise of the democratic idea
      • CHAPTER VII
      • parliamentary reform and the enfranchisement of the people
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • democracy at work
      • CHAPTER IX
      • the world-wide movement: its strength and weakness
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CHAPTER I
    • the early struggles against the absolutism of the crown
    • CHAPTER II
    • the beginning of parliamentary representation
    • CHAPTER III
    • popular insurrection in england
    • CHAPTER IV
    • the struggle renewed against the crown
    • CHAPTER V
    • constitutional government—aristocracy triumphant
    • CHAPTER VI
    • the rise of the democratic idea
    • CHAPTER VII
    • parliamentary reform and the enfranchisement of the people
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • democracy at work
    • CHAPTER IX
    • the world-wide movement: its strength and weakness
    • LIST OF PLATES
    • THE RISE OF THE DEMOCRACY
      • INTRODUCTION
        • The British Influence
        • Government of the People, by the People, for the People
        • The Foundations of Democracy
        • British Democracy Experimental, not Doctrinaire
        • Education to Democracy
      • The British Influence
      • Government of the People, by the People, for the People
      • The Foundations of Democracy
      • British Democracy Experimental, not Doctrinaire
      • Education to Democracy
      • CHAPTER I
      • THE EARLY STRUGGLES AGAINST THE ABSOLUTISM OF THE CROWN
        • The Great Churchmen
        • Archbishop Anselm and Norman Autocracy
        • Thomas à Becket and Henry II.
        • Stephen Langton and John
        • The Great Charter
        • MAGNA CHARTA
        • A facsimile of the Original in the British Museum.
      • The Great Churchmen
      • Archbishop Anselm and Norman Autocracy
      • Thomas à Becket and Henry II.
      • Stephen Langton and John
      • The Great Charter
      • MAGNA CHARTA
      • A facsimile of the Original in the British Museum.
      • CHAPTER II
      • THE BEGINNING OF PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATION
        • Democracy and Representative Government
        • Representative Theory First Found in Ecclesiastical Assemblies
        • The Misrule of Henry III.
        • Simon of Montfort, Leader of the National Party
        • Edward I.'s Model Parliament, 1295
        • The Nobility Predominant in Parliament
        • The Medieval National Assemblies
        • No Theory of Democracy in the Middle Ages
      • Democracy and Representative Government
      • Representative Theory First Found in Ecclesiastical Assemblies
      • The Misrule of Henry III.
      • Simon of Montfort, Leader of the National Party
      • Edward I.'s Model Parliament, 1295
      • The Nobility Predominant in Parliament
      • The Medieval National Assemblies
      • No Theory of Democracy in the Middle Ages
      • CHAPTER III
      • POPULAR INSURRECTION IN ENGLAND
        • General Results of Popular Risings
        • William FitzOsbert, called Longbeard, 1196
        • The Peasant Revolt and its Leaders, 1381
        • Jack Cade, Captain of Kent, 1450
        • The Norfolk Rising under Robert Ket, 1549
      • General Results of Popular Risings
      • William FitzOsbert, called Longbeard, 1196
      • The Peasant Revolt and its Leaders, 1381
      • Jack Cade, Captain of Kent, 1450
      • The Norfolk Rising under Robert Ket, 1549
      • CHAPTER IV
      • THE STRUGGLE RENEWED AGAINST THE CROWN
        • Parliament under the Tudors
        • SIR JOHN ELIOT
        • Victory of Parliament over the Stuarts
        • The Democratic Protest—Lilburne
        • Winstanley and "The Diggers"
        • JOHN HAMPDEN
        • The Restoration
      • Parliament under the Tudors
      • SIR JOHN ELIOT
      • Victory of Parliament over the Stuarts
      • The Democratic Protest—Lilburne
      • Winstanley and "The Diggers"
      • JOHN HAMPDEN
      • The Restoration
      • CHAPTER V
      • CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT—ARISTOCRACY TRIUMPHANT
        • Government by Aristocracy
        • Civil and Religious Liberty
        • Growth of Cabinet Rule
        • Walpole's Rule
        • The Change in the House of Lords
        • "Wilkes and Liberty"
      • Government by Aristocracy
      • Civil and Religious Liberty
      • Growth of Cabinet Rule
      • Walpole's Rule
      • The Change in the House of Lords
      • "Wilkes and Liberty"
      • CHAPTER VI
      • THE RISE OF THE DEMOCRATIC IDEA
        • The Witness of the Middle Ages
        • The "Social Contract" Theory
        • Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
        • John Locke (1632-1704)
        • Rousseau and the French Revolution
        • American Independence
        • Thomas Paine (1737-1809)
        • Major Cartwright and the "Radical Reformers"
        • THE GORDON RIOTS
        • Thomas Spence (1750-1814)
        • Practical Politics and Democratic Ideals
      • The Witness of the Middle Ages
      • The "Social Contract" Theory
      • Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
      • John Locke (1632-1704)
      • Rousseau and the French Revolution
      • American Independence
      • Thomas Paine (1737-1809)
      • Major Cartwright and the "Radical Reformers"
      • THE GORDON RIOTS
      • Thomas Spence (1750-1814)
      • Practical Politics and Democratic Ideals
      • CHAPTER VII
      • PARLIAMENTARY REFORM AND THE ENFRANCHISEMENT OF THE PEOPLE
        • The Industrial Revolution
        • The Need for Parliamentary Reform
        • Manufacturing Centres Unrepresented in Parliament
        • The Passage of the Great Reform Bill
        • The Working Class Still Unrepresented
        • Chartism
        • The Hyde Park Railings (1866)
        • Household Suffrage
        • Working-Class Representation in Parliament
        • Removal of Religious Disabilities—Catholics, Jews, and Freethinkers
        • The Enfranchisement of Women
      • The Industrial Revolution
      • The Need for Parliamentary Reform
      • Manufacturing Centres Unrepresented in Parliament
      • The Passage of the Great Reform Bill
      • The Working Class Still Unrepresented
      • Chartism
      • The Hyde Park Railings (1866)
      • Household Suffrage
      • Working-Class Representation in Parliament
      • Removal of Religious Disabilities—Catholics, Jews, and Freethinkers
      • The Enfranchisement of Women
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • DEMOCRACY AT WORK
        • Local Government
        • THE RIGHT HON. JOHN BURNS, M.P.
        • The Workman in the House of Commons
        • Working-class Leaders in Parliament
        • THE RIGHT HON. D. LLOYD GEORGE, M.P.
        • The Present Position of the House of Lords
        • THE PASSING OF THE PARLIAMENT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS
        • The Popularity of the Crown
        • The Democratic Ideals: Socialism and Social Reform
        • Land Reform and the Single Tax
      • Local Government
      • THE RIGHT HON. JOHN BURNS, M.P.
      • The Workman in the House of Commons
      • Working-class Leaders in Parliament
      • THE RIGHT HON. D. LLOYD GEORGE, M.P.
      • The Present Position of the House of Lords
      • THE PASSING OF THE PARLIAMENT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS
      • The Popularity of the Crown
      • The Democratic Ideals: Socialism and Social Reform
      • Land Reform and the Single Tax
      • CHAPTER IX
      • THE WORLD-WIDE MOVEMENT: ITS STRENGTH AND WEAKNESS
        • East and West
        • Tyranny under Democratic Forms
        • The Obvious Dangers
        • Party Government
        • Bureaucracy
        • Working-Class Ascendancy
        • On Behalf of Democracy
      • East and West
      • Tyranny under Democratic Forms
      • The Obvious Dangers
      • Party Government
      • Bureaucracy
      • Working-Class Ascendancy
      • On Behalf of Democracy
      • Notes.
    • INTRODUCTION
      • The British Influence
      • Government of the People, by the People, for the People
      • The Foundations of Democracy
      • British Democracy Experimental, not Doctrinaire
      • Education to Democracy
    • The British Influence
    • Government of the People, by the People, for the People
    • The Foundations of Democracy
    • British Democracy Experimental, not Doctrinaire
    • Education to Democracy
    • CHAPTER I
    • THE EARLY STRUGGLES AGAINST THE ABSOLUTISM OF THE CROWN
      • The Great Churchmen
      • Archbishop Anselm and Norman Autocracy
      • Thomas à Becket and Henry II.
      • Stephen Langton and John
      • The Great Charter
      • MAGNA CHARTA
      • A facsimile of the Original in the British Museum.
    • The Great Churchmen
    • Archbishop Anselm and Norman Autocracy
    • Thomas à Becket and Henry II.
    • Stephen Langton and John
    • The Great Charter
    • MAGNA CHARTA
    • A facsimile of the Original in the British Museum.
    • CHAPTER II
    • THE BEGINNING OF PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATION
      • Democracy and Representative Government
      • Representative Theory First Found in Ecclesiastical Assemblies
      • The Misrule of Henry III.
      • Simon of Montfort, Leader of the National Party
      • Edward I.'s Model Parliament, 1295
      • The Nobility Predominant in Parliament
      • The Medieval National Assemblies
      • No Theory of Democracy in the Middle Ages
    • Democracy and Representative Government
    • Representative Theory First Found in Ecclesiastical Assemblies
    • The Misrule of Henry III.
    • Simon of Montfort, Leader of the National Party
    • Edward I.'s Model Parliament, 1295
    • The Nobility Predominant in Parliament
    • The Medieval National Assemblies
    • No Theory of Democracy in the Middle Ages
    • CHAPTER III
    • POPULAR INSURRECTION IN ENGLAND
      • General Results of Popular Risings
      • William FitzOsbert, called Longbeard, 1196
      • The Peasant Revolt and its Leaders, 1381
      • Jack Cade, Captain of Kent, 1450
      • The Norfolk Rising under Robert Ket, 1549
    • General Results of Popular Risings
    • William FitzOsbert, called Longbeard, 1196
    • The Peasant Revolt and its Leaders, 1381
    • Jack Cade, Captain of Kent, 1450
    • The Norfolk Rising under Robert Ket, 1549
    • CHAPTER IV
    • THE STRUGGLE RENEWED AGAINST THE CROWN
      • Parliament under the Tudors
      • SIR JOHN ELIOT
      • Victory of Parliament over the Stuarts
      • The Democratic Protest—Lilburne
      • Winstanley and "The Diggers"
      • JOHN HAMPDEN
      • The Restoration
    • Parliament under the Tudors
    • SIR JOHN ELIOT
    • Victory of Parliament over the Stuarts
    • The Democratic Protest—Lilburne
    • Winstanley and "The Diggers"
    • JOHN HAMPDEN
    • The Restoration
    • CHAPTER V
    • CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT—ARISTOCRACY TRIUMPHANT
      • Government by Aristocracy
      • Civil and Religious Liberty
      • Growth of Cabinet Rule
      • Walpole's Rule
      • The Change in the House of Lords
      • "Wilkes and Liberty"
    • Government by Aristocracy
    • Civil and Religious Liberty
    • Growth of Cabinet Rule
    • Walpole's Rule
    • The Change in the House of Lords
    • "Wilkes and Liberty"
    • CHAPTER VI
    • THE RISE OF THE DEMOCRATIC IDEA
      • The Witness of the Middle Ages
      • The "Social Contract" Theory
      • Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
      • John Locke (1632-1704)
      • Rousseau and the French Revolution
      • American Independence
      • Thomas Paine (1737-1809)
      • Major Cartwright and the "Radical Reformers"
      • THE GORDON RIOTS
      • Thomas Spence (1750-1814)
      • Practical Politics and Democratic Ideals
    • The Witness of the Middle Ages
    • The "Social Contract" Theory
    • Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
    • John Locke (1632-1704)
    • Rousseau and the French Revolution
    • American Independence
    • Thomas Paine (1737-1809)
    • Major Cartwright and the "Radical Reformers"
    • THE GORDON RIOTS
    • Thomas Spence (1750-1814)
    • Practical Politics and Democratic Ideals
    • CHAPTER VII
    • PARLIAMENTARY REFORM AND THE ENFRANCHISEMENT OF THE PEOPLE
      • The Industrial Revolution
      • The Need for Parliamentary Reform
      • Manufacturing Centres Unrepresented in Parliament
      • The Passage of the Great Reform Bill
      • The Working Class Still Unrepresented
      • Chartism
      • The Hyde Park Railings (1866)
      • Household Suffrage
      • Working-Class Representation in Parliament
      • Removal of Religious Disabilities—Catholics, Jews, and Freethinkers
      • The Enfranchisement of Women
    • The Industrial Revolution
    • The Need for Parliamentary Reform
    • Manufacturing Centres Unrepresented in Parliament
    • The Passage of the Great Reform Bill
    • The Working Class Still Unrepresented
    • Chartism
    • The Hyde Park Railings (1866)
    • Household Suffrage
    • Working-Class Representation in Parliament
    • Removal of Religious Disabilities—Catholics, Jews, and Freethinkers
    • The Enfranchisement of Women
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • DEMOCRACY AT WORK
      • Local Government
      • THE RIGHT HON. JOHN BURNS, M.P.
      • The Workman in the House of Commons
      • Working-class Leaders in Parliament
      • THE RIGHT HON. D. LLOYD GEORGE, M.P.
      • The Present Position of the House of Lords
      • THE PASSING OF THE PARLIAMENT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS
      • The Popularity of the Crown
      • The Democratic Ideals: Socialism and Social Reform
      • Land Reform and the Single Tax
    • Local Government
    • THE RIGHT HON. JOHN BURNS, M.P.
    • The Workman in the House of Commons
    • Working-class Leaders in Parliament
    • THE RIGHT HON. D. LLOYD GEORGE, M.P.
    • The Present Position of the House of Lords
    • THE PASSING OF THE PARLIAMENT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS
    • The Popularity of the Crown
    • The Democratic Ideals: Socialism and Social Reform
    • Land Reform and the Single Tax
    • CHAPTER IX
    • THE WORLD-WIDE MOVEMENT: ITS STRENGTH AND WEAKNESS
      • East and West
      • Tyranny under Democratic Forms
      • The Obvious Dangers
      • Party Government
      • Bureaucracy
      • Working-Class Ascendancy
      • On Behalf of Democracy
    • East and West
    • Tyranny under Democratic Forms
    • The Obvious Dangers
    • Party Government
    • Bureaucracy
    • Working-Class Ascendancy
    • On Behalf of Democracy
    • Notes.
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