10-27 HIST - 10/27 Jefferson’s 2 nd Term • Election of...

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Unformatted text preview: 10/27 Jefferson’s 2 nd Term • Election of Jefferson and George Clinton in 1804 (Hard to portray as radical) o Federalist efforts o The federalist defeat • Jefferson as a practical politician o Conciliation o Party leadership • Republican divisions o John Randolph of Roanoke Floor leader for Jeffersonians Thought Jefferson sold out o The Tertium Quids Third Party Followers of Randolph Federalist Decline • Reasons for Federalist failure • Minority party • Leaders • Tactics o Think they’re better than average and not afraid to say so • Ideas o No specific ideas • Loyal opposition or opt out o Stick with the doctrine o Idea: have New England secede • Timothy Pickering and the Essex Junta Backs New England secession and wants NY to join o Aaron Burr’s involvement On outs with Republican party Met with Essex Junta but no commitment • The Burr-Hamilton duel o Hamilton says something derogatory o Will not apologize, goes to New Jersey for duel...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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10-27 HIST - 10/27 Jefferson’s 2 nd Term • Election of...

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