Antonyms of OLIGARCHY

Examples of usage:

  1. Almost impregnable as the position of the oligarchy appeared, it yet had its vulnerable point. "The Emancipation of Massachusetts" by Brooks Adams
  2. We charge upon the American Constitution, that it contains provisions, and enjoins duties, which make it unlawful for freemen to take the oath of allegiance to it, because they are expressly designed to favor a slaveholding oligarchy, and consequently, to make one portion of the people a prey to another. "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. If every man will, sooner or later, subject the public interest to his own, are we likely to be any more happy under a democracy than under an oligarchy? "A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
  4. The answer to this question is, the Oligarchy: the landed class which had been threatening for so long to assume the Government of England stepped into the shoes of the great houses, and by this addition to their already considerable power achieved the destruction of the monarchy and within 100 years proceeded to the ordering of the English people under a small group of wealthy men, a form of Government which to this day England alone of all Christian nations suffers or enjoys. "The Historic Thames" by Hilaire Belloc
  5. The new governing Press is an oligarchy which still works " in with" the just- less- new parliamentary oligarchy. "The Free Press" by Hilaire Belloc
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