Slander, poison, whispers, and fame: Jefferson's `Anas' and political gossip in the early republic
- Thomas Jefferson's Machiavellian Political science. Rahe, Paul A. // Review of Politics;Summer95, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p449
Assess Thomas Jefferson's commitments to limited government, his support for politics of distrust, species of populism etcetera that he devised for Virginia. Lack of influence of Niccolo Machiavelli on Thomas Jefferson.
- Jefferson and the Imperial West. // Journal of the West;Jul92, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p13
Asserts that the concept of Thomas Jefferson as a Westward-looking president is misleading; rather, Jefferson's course of empire ran in fits and starts, more sideways--crablike--than straight-on through the mountains to the sea. Examination of Jefferson's supposed lifelong interest in the West;...
- A declaration of Independence for diplomatic historians. Onuf, Peter S. // Diplomatic History;Winter98, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p71
Focuses on the perceptions of former president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, on the subject of the United States' Declaration of Independence. Why the Declaration was fundamental to some states; Reference to historians and their ideology of independence.
- Thomas Jefferson, Coercion, and the Limits of Harmonious Union. STEELE, BRIAN // Journal of Southern History;Nov2008, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p823
This article presents an examination into the writings and political doctrines of the U.S. founding father and president Thomas Jefferson regarding the issues of secession, coercion, and unity within the republican government of the nation. Comments are given noting the popular statement that...
- Constitutionalism, Conflict, and Consent: Jefferson on the Impeachment Power. Bailey, Jeremy D. // Review of Politics;Fall2008, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p572
A problem within liberal constitutionalism is determining whether the majority actually consents to its government, and, in particular, to those extraordinary acts that take place in the silence of the law. This paper explores this problem in the U.S. context by presenting Thomas Jefferson's...
- Thomas Jefferson: Radical and racist. O'Brien, Conor Cruise // Atlantic;Oct96, Vol. 278 Issue 4, p46
The author focuses on civil religion, questioning the place of former U.S. president Thomas Jefferson in modern American civil religion. The author discusses Jefferson's views on liberty, revolution, slavery, and race. The author predicts that although Jefferson's views on race will exclude him...
- Untitled. Pearce, Edward // New Statesman & Society;1/7/94, Vol. 7 Issue 284, p26
Opinion. Comments on Thomas Jefferson as depicted in `The Emperor of Liberty' radio program in Great Britain. Fountain of American ideas; Fears with end of revolutionary war; Idea of national church as anathema; Irony of religious bigotry in America; Optimism about human capacity.
- Mr. Jefferson comes to town. Will, George F. // Public Interest;Summer93, Issue 112, p50
Explores the relevance of Thomas Jefferson to the nation's current discontents. Physical, and cultural and moral discontents; View of dependence of democracy on rural-oriented virtues; Contrast between Jefferson's and the ancients' political philosophy; Need for translation of his philosophy...
- Commemorating Thomas Jefferson. Goetz, Sidney // Humanist;May/Jun93, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p26
Examines the issues on religious freedom. Thomas Jefferson's Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom; Separation of church and state; `Lee versus Weisman' case; Attempts to destroy Jefferson's `wall of separation'; Proliferation of Bible clubs in school campuses; Hallway evangelism; American...