Alexis de Tocqueville

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Noun1.Alexis de Tocqueville - French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859)
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Ameren also supports several United Way leadership societies, including the African American Leadership -- Charmaine Chapman Society, Alexis deTocqueville Society, Multicultural Leadership Society, Women's Leadership Society and Young Leadership Society.
Sometimes a foreigner can notice things about a country that a native citizen might take for granted, as the Frenchman Alexis DeTocqueville showed Americans after his travels there in 1831.
editor for the Economist and Economist Washington correspondent respectively, have been likened to Alexis deTocqueville in the 19th century for their lucid and independent observations on the dynamics of the American scene.

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