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Freeman, Joanne B.
Jeffersonians in Power
The Rhetoric of Opposition Meets the Realities of Governing
Edited by Joanne B. Freeman and Johann N. Neem
In the 1790s, the Jeffersonian Republicans were the party of "no." They opposed attempts to expand the government’s role in society, criticized the Washington administration’s national bank, railed against a standing army, and bemoaned the spirit of the Federalist regime, which, they claimed,... More