GOVT 3665 10_2_08_Notes - Jeffersonian: Jefferson as a...

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Unformatted text preview: Jeffersonian: Jefferson as a Lockean Liberal: 345 Someone holding beliefs which differ from my own "neither beaks my leg no picks my pocket" 354 "wise and frugal government which shall restrain men from injuring one another shall leave them otherwise free" - plagiarized from locke 352: rising nation spread over a wide and fruitful land...advancing rapidly... 354: use of our own faculties for the acquisitions of our own industries...-Hard work=Moral being Pro-Market, Pro-Agriculture: Key to moral life is owning property Opposite of hamilton who beleives that materialism is bad Capitalists would replace aristocrats: hard working man "makes it" there is not a crowned head in europe whos talents would get him elected a vestryman in the smallest parah inthe states Agricultural Ideal: Subdue the earth **********note this passage************** (K-L)347 TJ Notes on the state of VA:"Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of god" ******************************************* Factories are bad: "dependance begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the design of ambition" "let our workshops remain in europe" jefferson proposed that VA give every white man 50 acres In moral agricultural society trade would happen naturally...we dont need banks which would benefit financiers Rational for Louisiana purchase: Expansion to provide more opportunity for a moral development (morality=property ownership) vision of america = rural farming america-ideal which would long outlive TJ: typically envoked by those injured by rapidly...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course GOVT 3665 taught by Professor Kramnick, i during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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GOVT 3665 10_2_08_Notes - Jeffersonian: Jefferson as a...

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