Hamilton preferred that President Jefferson
obtain legislative approval (if not a constitutional sanction).
In his annual address of December 2, 1806, President Jefferson
alerted Congress to a combination of armed individuals in the Western Territory (west of the Allegheny Mountains) planning to carry out a military expedition against Spanish possessions.
The life-and-death struggle between Great Britain and France caught the United States in a web of financial and political chaos as President Jefferson
and Secretary of State Madison labored to keep the unprepared United States out of the conflict without compromising the nation's honor.
Thank God that President Washington and President Jefferson
did not have your mindset or we wouldn't have a country to enjoy, period.
nonetheless seems reasonably certain that President Jefferson
Lindsay Sutton on the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge, right, and above is a statue of pro-slavery President Jefferson
Davis, leader of the breakaway Confederacy, outside Alabama''s State Capitol in Montgomery | Lindsay Sutton on the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge, right, and above is a statue of pro-slavery President Jefferson
Davis, leader of the breakaway Confederacy, outside Alabama''s State Capitol in Montgomery
Part 2 contains documents and speeches from the presidencies of Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson, Grant, and Hayes, plus a speech by Confederate president Jefferson
He recommended that President Jefferson
Davis send a peace proposal to the North.
Thomas, named for President Jefferson
, was launched by the library in 1995 as a bipartisan initiative of Congress and averages 10 million visits each year.
did allow the acts to expire, but not before he used them against his own critics.
proved to be one as well, when he called for "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations .
declared, for example, that the First Amendment "erects a wall of separation between church and state.
We had a look-in at the campus of the University of Virginia - acres of lush green lawns peppered with gleaming white buildings - but the stand-out attraction of the area, and possibly Virginia, is Monticello, the mountaintop home of the aforementioned President Jefferson
comes to the White House with no agenda except to preserve the joint independence of the States United and their separate rights as "the best bulwark of our liberties.
This betrayal forced high ranking officials to reconsider the condition of slaves and in the closing months of the war President Jefferson
Davis reluctantly recognized the legal status of slaves and on March 8, 1865, an order was issued allowing slaves to serve in the Confederate army.