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N_April_2nd_Notes_Madiha - April 2nd, 2009 Jefferson...

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April 2 nd , 2009 Jefferson document: - Is there an hierarchy? - What did he say about the mixing of races? - What is Jefferson’s plan? What is he afraid of? - Is he or is he not racist? Allen document: - Is Methodism a unifying or dividing factor? - How is religion/ the right to pray a political issue? - Why would slaves be concerned about the right to trial? Citizenship question. Jefferson I. Discourse of consensus - Jefferson was considered a Jacobin and radical. - Why this politics and rhetoric of consensus? - By the 1790’s, US was moving towards a regional interest. - Elites were trying to consolidate power and to consolidate gains of constitution. - Wine - Man of few words. - He had a great library, which was the basis for Library of Congress. The vast majority of the books in there were philosophy, science, and social science. II. Reality of America’s first two party system Republicans (Jeffersonians) vs. Federalists (Hamiltonians) - Washington believed that there should only be two parties
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