Citizenship (First Step Nonfiction) by Ann-Marie Kishel

By Ann-Marie Kishel

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One held the reigns of political power, whereas the other subtly molded the means of capital accumulation. The Tocquevillian image of a surrogate aristocracy in the early American bar must be qualified on other grounds as well. In the years following the establishment of the Constitution, tight-knit local bar organizations had functioned as corporate entities enjoying semiofficial status and exercising strict control over the recruitment, training, and conduct of their members. 61 Yet the capacity of the professions generally to control and protect their membership began to deteriorate markedly in the 1820s.

Federalists and Jeffersonians alike hoped for a consensus of enlightened leaders in a government designed to produce conflicts of interest and sought to institutionalize a politics of deference in a polity that was growing increasingly democratic. 24 The administrations of the late Jeffersonian era exposed the worst features of America's disjointed constitutional framework. But while an institutional breakdown was threatening from above, state and local party organizations were beginning to define a clear and irresistible discipline for gaining and manipulating political power.

29 It is curious, however, that 26 The State-Building Problem in the world's first large-scale democracy, parties were less notable for their programs than for this procedural unity they lent the state. 30 This curiosity must be explained by a party structure and a party system designed to integrate national governmental services into local centers of governing activity. "31 Their loose electoral coalitions were forged with promises for a broad distribution of material prerequisites among their disparate elements.

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