The Social Philosophy of the Loco-Foco Democracy

  title={The Social Philosophy of the Loco-Foco Democracy},
  author={William Trimble},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={705 - 715}
  • W. Trimble
  • Published 1 May 1921
  • History
  • American Journal of Sociology
In a recent number of this Journal (May, I9I8) there appeared a significant article from the pen of Professor William E. Dodd on "The Social Philosophy of the Old South," in which is described the development of an aristocratic conception of society which by the middle thirties had come to dominate the philosophy of southern leaders. It is a matter of no little moment in the history of democracy that, at about the time the aristocrats of the South were repudiating the ideas of Jefferson as… 
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