Young French aristocrat and lawyer Alexis de Tocqueville toured America for 9 months during the administration of Andrew Jackson. His immediate goal was to investigate U.S. penal conditions, however his travels prompted him to write on the larger topic of the American governmental system. Our selection contains Tocqueville’s observations on American patriotism, freedom of speech, and individual equality. “Democracy in America” is still considered one of the best books ever written about democracy and ever written about America.
Join Craig from Block Island Seafood Company for a cooking demonstration of two hearty fall favorites, shrimp and grits and crab bisque. Registration required. Open to all. Registration required. Open to All.