Jeffersonian Republic

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Jeffersonian Republic 1800-1812
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The Big Ideas Of This Chapter 1. Jefferson’s effective, pragmatic policies strengthened the principles of two-party republican gov’t - even though Jeffersonian “revolution” caused sharp partisan battles 2. Despite his intentions, Jefferson became deeply entangled in the foreign-policy conflicts of the Napoleonic era, leading to a highly unpopular and failed embargo that revived the moribund Federalist Party 3. James Madison fell into an international trap , set by Napoleon, that Jefferson had avoided. The country went to war against Britain. Western War Hawks’ enthusiasm for a war with Britain was matched by New Englanders’ hostility.
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Cultural Nationalis m Cultural Nationalis m Educat i on The “Vi r t uous Ci t i zen” An Amer i can f or m of Engl i sh Noah Webst er
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“We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists” Is that true? Economically? Some historians say they are the same b/w Jefferson and Hamilton both dealt with rich people - be they merchants or southern planters Some historians say they are the same b/c Jefferson did not hold to his “Strict Constructionist” theory because 1. Louisiana purchase 2. Allowing the Nat’l bank Charter to expire rather than “destroying it” as soon as he took office
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1800 El ect i on Resul t s
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1800 El ect i on Resul t s ( 16 st at es i n t he Uni on) Thomas Jef f er son Vi r gi ni a Democr at i c- Republ i ca n 73 52. 9% Aar on Bur r New Yor k Democr at i c- Republ i ca n 73 52. 9% John Adams Massachuset t s Feder al i s t 65 47. 1% Char l es Pi nckney Sout h Car ol i na Feder al i s t 64 46. 4% John Jay New Yor k Feder al i s t 1 0. 7% Tot al Number of El ect or s 138 Tot al El ect or al Vot es Cast 276 Number of Vot es f or a Maj or i t y 70
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1800 El ect i on Resul t s ( I nt o t he House of Repr esent at i ves! ! ) 1 vot e f or each St at e Thomas Jef f er son Vi r gi ni a Democr at i c- Republ i can 10 62. 5% Aar on Bur r New Yor k Democr at i c- Republ i can 4 25. 0% Bl ank - - - - - - - 2 12. 5% •Despite their political differences, Hamilton knew that Jefferson was the better man for the job. Much more qualified than Burr This deadlock pointed out a flaw in Constitution – as a result 12 th amendment was passed, requiring separate ballots be cast for President and VP
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2004 Election Headlines 2004 Election Headlines Out r each ef f or t and mor al val ues t heme pays of f f or Bush wi t h Hi spani cs - - Nov. 3, 2004 [ FOX News] El ect i on Rei nf or ces USA’ s Rel i gi ous Schi sm - - Nov. 4, 2004 [ USA Today] ' I t ' s a Vi ct or y f or Peopl e Li ke Us' Bush Emphasi s on Val ues Dr ew Ohi o Evangel i cal s - - Nov. 5, 2004
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2004 Election Poll Data 2004 Election Poll Data Whi ch One I ssue Mat t er ed Most i n Deci di ng How You Vot ed f or Pr esi dent ? ( Check onl y one) Ker r Ker r y y Bush Bush Nader Nader Taxes Per cent age of El ect or at e: 5 43% 57% 0% Educat i on Per cent age of El ect or at e: 4 73% 26% - - I r aq Per cent age of El ect or at e: 15
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