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Presidency of John Adams

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 75. Chapters: John Adams cabinet members, Quasi-War, United States federal judges appointed by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alien and Sedition Acts, United States presidential election, 1796, Privateer, John Marshall, 15th Infantry Regiment, Jay Treaty, Richard Bassett, Logan Act, Timothy Pickering, John Lowell, An Act further to protect the commerce of the United States, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Bushrod Washington, Benjamin Stoddert, Egbert Benson, Alfred Moore, XYZ Affair, List of federal judges appointed by John Adams, James McHenry, 1797 State of the Union Address, William Cranch, Joseph Habersham, Convention of 1800, Samuel Dexter, John Davis, Philip Barton Key, Benjamin Bourne, Jeremiah Smith, 1798 State of the Union Address, Charles Lee, Elijah Paine, Battle of Puerto Plata Harbor, John Sloss Hobart, List of privateers, William Tilghman, Samuel Hitchcock, Naturalization Act of 1798, Joseph Clay, Jr., Charles Magill, William Griffith, William McClung, James Winchester, List of United States Cabinets, George Keith Taylor, James Markham Marshall. Excerpt: Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826) was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (1801-1809). One of the most influential Founding Fathers, Jefferson envisioned America as a great "Empire of Liberty" that would promote republicanism. At the beginning of the American Revolution, Jefferson served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia. He then served as the wartime Governor of Virginia (1779-1781), barely escaping capture by the British in 1781. After a controversial term, Jefferson failed to be reelected. From mid-1784 through late 1789, Jefferson served as a diplomat. He was stationed in Paris, initially as a commissioner to help negotiate commercial treaties. In May 1785, he succeeded Benjamin Franklin as the United States Minister to France. He was the first United States Secretary of State, (1789-1793). During the administration of President George Washington, Jefferson advised against a national bank and the Jay Treaty. He was the second Vice President, (1797-1801) under President John Adams. Winning on an anti-federalist platform, Jefferson took the oath of office and became President of the United States in 1801. As president he negotiated the Louisiana Purchase (1803), and sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) to explore the vast new territory and lands further west. Jefferson always distrusted Britain as a threat to American security; he rejected a renewal of the Jay Treaty that his ambassadors had negotiated in 1806 with Britain and promoted aggressive action, such as the embargo laws, that contributed to the already escalating tensions with Britain and France leading to war with Britain in 1812 after he left office. Jefferson idealized the independent yeoman farmer as exemplar of republican virtues, distrusted cities and financiers, and favored states' rights and a limited federal government. Jefferson supported the separation of church and state and was t

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156815908

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