Thomas Jefferson

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Noun1.Thomas Jefferson - 3rd President of the United StatesThomas Jefferson - 3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)
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Eaton would rage for years against the Jefferson administration, venting his wrath most vehemently against Tobias Lear, the consul general to Tripoli, accusing the diplomat of "treason against the character of the nation.
President Adams, however, never supported the laws, and they were allowed to expire or were repealed during the Jefferson administration.
I would think it is possible that Madison could begin to see the potential damage from the Constitution of 1789 while working in the Jefferson administration.
Actions by General Wilkinson, military officers, and the Jefferson administration demonstrated little regard for the writ.

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