American Democracy

When John Winthrop, governor of Boston and one of the leading figures in the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was demoted to deputy governor he worried that perhaps the people were going towards “the meanest and worst of all forms of government” – democracy.

From Pilgrims in Their Own Land by Martin E. Marty

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “American Democracy

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s