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French intellectuals and publicists engaged in passionate analysis of the federal Constitution as well as the constitutions of the various states of the new United States. Yet the French Revolution did not mirror the American example. It was more radical and more complex, more influential and more controversial, more loved and more hated. For Europeans and most of the rest of the world, it was the great revo lution of the eighteenth century, the revolution that opened the modern era in politics.
What is a Nation? A body of associates living under a common law and represented by the same legislature. Is it not more than certain that the noble order has privileges, exemptions, and even rights that are distinct from the rights of the great body of citizens? Because of this, it [the noble order] does not belong to the common order, it is not covered by the law common to the rest. Thus its civil rights already make it a eople apart inside the great Nation. It is truly imperium in p imperio [a law unto itself ].
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