Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville (1805 – 16 April 1859) was a French political thinker and historian best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856). In both of these. Democracy in America was published after Tocqueville's travels in the United States, Revolution was to continue the process of modernizing and centralizing the French state which had begun under King Louis XIV.
Jesse Dixon and his flying automobile (1940) Built by Jess Dixon of Andalusia, Ala. Can fly forward, backward or hover in the air. Runs on road or flies across country. 40 H.P. motor, air cooled, speeds to 100 mph.