Switzerland and the USA: sister republics
At first glance, the USA and Switzerland seem like two very different countries. But a look back at their shared history springs a few surprises. It shows how closely the political systems of the two nations are related to one another.
Scepticism towards Rousseau’s sovereignty of the people
The American Revolution as the fruit of the Swiss Enlightenment
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