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The constitutional thought of Thomas Jefferson

by David N. Mayer

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Political and social views.,
    • Constitutional history -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid N. Mayer.
      SeriesConstitutionalism and democracy
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE332.2 .M38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 397 p. ;
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1419629M
      ISBN 100813914841
      LC Control Number93029649

      Thomas Jefferson and the Constitution Patterson Follow this and additional works at: Part of theLaw Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the University of Minnesota Law School. It has . In the various public offices he held, Jefferson sought to establish a federal government of limited powers. His actions as the first secretary of state, vice president, leader of the first political opposition party, and third president of the United States were crucial in shaping the look of the nation's capital and defining the powers of the Constitution and the nature of the emerging republic.

        Jefferson described himself as "neutral" on the constitution, according Dumas Malone’s book "Jefferson and the Rights of Man." Malone wrote that . The difference between the democratic ideals of Thomas Jefferson and the Constitution created in were not enough to bar him from calling it the greatest the world had ever seen. Its execution, however, brought him great worry as he was disinclined from trusting a .

      a| Historian Matthew Crow unpacks the legal and political thought of Thomas Jefferson as a tool for thinking about constitutional transformation, settler colonialism, and race and civic identity in the era of the American Revolution. Thomas Jefferson's practices of reading, writing, and collecting legal history grew out of broader histories of early modern empire and political thought. “The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. X (in 12 Volumes): Correspondence and Papers ”, p, Cosimo, Inc. 80 Copy quote Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.


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Mayer (University of Virginia Press, ). Thomas Jefferson’s reputation is that of a great thinker. He is popularly (and I believe wrongly, but that is a different matter) believed to have been the greatest thinker among American’s Revolutionaries.

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Eschewing the "liberalism versus civic republicanism" debate that has so dominated early American scholarship in recent years, Mayer examines Jefferson's thought in Jefferson's own terms- as "whig," "federal," and.

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The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson Published by User, 10 years ago This single volume is the most comprehensive study on Thomas Jefferson's view of federalism and the limits of power, ergo simply that the states are everything unto themselves in domestic affairs and united in respect to all foreign concerns.5/5(4).

Rather, Mayer elucidates Jefferson’s thought on its own terms, and provides a thorough and disciplined account of Jefferson’s constitutional ideas. In so doing, the author skillfully probes Jefferson’s views on a variety of issues, including religious liberty, free speech, and slavery.

The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson provides a comprehensive explanation of Jefferson’s constitutional theory and philosophy of government, including rights theories (particularly First Amendment freedoms), federalism, constitutional interpretation, separation of powers (including presidential powers), and constitutional change.

The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson. David Nicholas Mayer. Format Thesis/Dissertation; Book Published Language English Access Restriction Part or all of this collection is housed at Ivy Stacks, an off-site storage facility.

Requests for materials housed at Ivy Stacks require 72 hours' notice. Jefferson’s only book, Notes on the State of Virginia, was at first published anonymously in Europe inand in it, he spent a great deal of time pondering constitutional issues. (The first American edition appeared in in Philadelphia.).

Unique among his contemporaries, he welcomed periodic constitutional change. Mayer pictures this favorable attitude toward change as “the hallmark of Jefferson’s constitutional thought” (p. Jefferson was more concerned with responding to new circumstances and the will of the majority than with preserving stability of government.

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Mayer. A review of The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson by David N. Mayer (University of Virginia Press, ).

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A voluminous literature examines his long public career and extensive comments on. From James I's "Address Before Parliament" () to Joseph R. Biden, Jr.'s "Learned Hand Dinner Address Before the American Jewish Committee" (), this two-volume set offers an unparalleled selection of key texts from the history of American political and constitutional thought.

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This book examines Jefferson s.Thomas Jefferson is the most highly admired of America's founders by lovers of liberty, and with good reason. The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson gives considerable insight into his views, and helps to illustrate the vast gulf between his vision of a free society and the.

Asked fifty or one hundred years ago, Americans would have identified Thomas Jefferson as a great hero, perhaps the great hero, of American history. As democrat, intellectual, and revolutionary penman, the man who made the case against George III and defeated Alexander Hamilton had lit the path toward American republican success.