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Age of Jefferson. Change for the new country. Federalists Strong, central gov’t. Rule by the “best people.” Distrusted total democracy. Pro-British. Support private enterprise. Democratic-Republicans Middle-class and underprivileged. Power to the states. National debt was a curse.

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age of jefferson

Age of Jefferson

Change for the new country.

differences in party
Federalists

Strong, central gov’t.

Rule by the “best people.”

Distrusted total democracy.

Pro-British.

Support private enterprise.

Democratic-Republicans

Middle-class and underprivileged.

Power to the states.

National debt was a curse.

Rule of the people. (literate.)

No spec. privileges.

Differences in Party
election of 1800
Election of 1800
  • Jefferson defeats Adams, but ……
  • Jefferson and Burr tie in electoral votes.
  • House of Representatives decides the tie.
  • (1804) the 12th Amendment cures this problem.

Revolution of 1800.

  • “A triumph of the common citizen over the aristocratic classes.”
reversal of federalist policies
Reversal of Federalist policies
  • Secured Congressional repeal of the excise tax on whiskey.
  • Cut back on military budget and reduced the national debt. (Albert Galatin)
  • Secured repeal of the Naturalization Act.
  • Permitted the Alien and Sedition Act to expire and pardoned those affected by it.
continues some federalist policies
Continues some Federalist policies.

“We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists.”

  • Continued Hamilton’s financial programs.
  • Reaffirmed Washington’s policy of isolation.
  • Showed that a change of regime not need be drastic and overwhelming change.
midnight judges
“Midnight Judges”
  • John Marshall becomes Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  • Attempt by Adams to pack the courts with Judges who were sympathetic to Federalist views.
  • Marbury v. Madison
to the shores of tripoli
Barbary States.

“Millions for defense,but not one cent for Tribute.”

Military recognition.

“to the shores of Tripoli.”
louisiana purchase
Louisiana Purchase
  • Transportation of goods west of the Appalachians.
  • 1n 1800, Napoleon secretly secures the territory from Spain.
  • Robert Livingston and James Monroe negotiate.
  • England or France Jefferson wonders?
  • A small price to pay. $15 million.
why does napoleon sell
Why does Napoleon sell?
  • Problems in the Caribbean. No need for a granary.
  • $$$ for his war effort.
  • British naval sea power.
  • Later payback.
a constitutional problem
A Constitutional Problem
  • Constitution didn’t specify that the President could negotiate treaties for incorporating new land into the country..
  • No time for an amendment.
  • Loose constuctionalist v. strict constructionalist?
hamilton and burr
Hamilton and Burr

Aaron Burr

  • Vice-President of the United States.
  • Grandson of Jonathan Edwards.

His downfall.

  • Politics and the duel.
  • July 11, 1804.
  • Treason.
embargo act of 1807
Embargo Act of 1807
  • American ships could not sail to foreign ports and prohibited American exports to all foreign countries.
  • Reaction to the war with England and France.
  • Attempt at neutrality.
  • Dismal failure. Why?
  • Non-Intercourse Act of 1809.
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