This article explicates the March First Movement hereafter in 1919 as an exemplary event which brackets liberty as non-domination and national liberation together on the road to the creation of a new democratic republic. Specifically, I will develop the two arguments in this article. First, scrutinizing the articulation of non-domination with self-government in the March First Movement, I will maintain that liberation from dependency is not necessarily connected to advocacy of anarchical aspiration. As we shall see subsequently, the March First Movement clearly demonstrated that the rallying cry for liberation from foreign domination does not rule out the need for political order. Second, exploring non-domination as the normative foundation of the March First Movement whose relentless demand for non-violence successfully delimited involuntary subordination, I will argue that liberty as non-domination can be a regulative principle which steers the forms of collective action to the establishment of a truly democratic republic.
Ⅱ. Republican Liberation
Ⅲ. Non-domination in the March First Movement
Ⅳ. A New Democratic Republic