James Thompson Callender

James Thompson Callender - Cincinnatus - Cincinnatus was a...

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James Thompson Callender - James Thompson Callender was a muckraking journalist  who impugned the character of John Adams during the presidential election campaign  of 1800, and was summarily imprisoned under the terms of the Sedition Act. After being  spurned for a desired appointment by Jefferson, Callender propagated rumors of  Jefferson's affair with Sally Hemings in the national press.  King Carlos IV - King Carlos IV of Spain reigned weakly as monarch from 1788-1808,  when he was deposed by Joseph Bonaparte, brother to French emperor Napoleon  Bonaparte. Carlos IV spent the brief remainder of his life in exile.  Dabney Carr - Dabney Carr was a member of the House of Burgesses and a childhood  friend of Jefferson's. He later married Jefferson's sister Martha. After Carr's premature  death at the age of thirty, Jefferson assumed the care of his six children. 
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Unformatted text preview: Cincinnatus - Cincinnatus was a noted Roman citizen of the fifth century B.C.E. who twice abandoned the administration of his farm to take power of the republic during times of political turmoil. In both instances, he relinquished his power once the crisis had been resolved. William Claiborne - William Claiborne was named by Jefferson as the first governor of the Louisiana Territory. He was above suspicion but also largely oblivious with regard to Aaron Burr's secessionist plot. Later Claiborne was elected senator from Louisiana, but died before taking office. William Clark - William Clark was the Clark part of Lewis and Clark, the two men who made an extensive exploration of the Louisiana Territory under the guidance of Sacajawea and the somewhat underhanded encouragement of Jefferson in the aftermath of the Louisiana Purchase....
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