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At 35 percent, the unionization rate in 1945 was the highest in American history, but even then it was lower than in most other advanced capitalist economies. For instance, Montesquieu’s idea about the balance of power between three branches of government was explicitly used just as Rousseau’s ideas about the power of democracy and consent of the people were in the formation of the new government. One of the more significant seminary founders was Emma Willard, who founded her oft-emulated institution in 1821 in Troy, New York.

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