The Era of Jefferson. Bell Ringer: Create a K/W/L chart in your notes What do you already K NOW about Jefferson? What do you W ANT to know?. So tell us what you think T.J. …. Classwork Use your book pages 302 - 304
Create a K/W/L chart in your notes
What do you already KNOW about Jefferson?
What do you WANT to know?
Use your book pages 302 - 304
Identify at least 7changes that Jefferson made in his Democratic Style AND Smaller Role for the US Government
Create a Topic Sentence that explains why Jefferson made these changes.
American Nation 302 - 304
Violence is sometimes necessary to bring about change
Party politics are not good for the nation – We are all Americans!
Reduce size of army and navy
Laissez-faire economics (“let alone”) business can function without gov’t support
~ Adams tried to leave a lasting Federalist influence in government by appointing 58 FederalJudges (judges serve for life)
~appointments were made until the day before the inauguration, except one
~ Madison, Jefferson’s Sec. of State, was told not to deliver the official papers confirming Marbury
~ Marbury sued Madison to become a judge
~ The Supreme Court ruled against Marbury and declared a law passed by Congress to be unconstitutional
(Judiciary Act of 1789 which said only S.C. could try cases against a federal official)
Did you know I was John Adams’ Secretary of State?
~ the case established Judicial Review :
the Supreme Court can rule whether laws (state, national) are constitutional or not
“ The opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not, not only for themselves… but for the Legislature and Executive also… would make the Judiciary a tyrannical branch”
to Abigail Adams 1804