Consequently, the Jeffersonian Republicans
splintered in the presidential election of 1824, which produced no clear winner and a legitimate constitutional crisis.
But the Jeffersonian Republicans
-- a group that believed in the freedom of states, criticized his plan.
The various boycotts during the revolutionary years were in large part provoked by the latter, inspired by the former, and would have made for an interesting addition to the volume in some form, perhaps contrasting Washington's self-presentations as a republican with the more aristocratic poses that provoked so much animosity (from Jeffersonian Republicans
) during his administration.
"While parties and ideological divides have existed since America's conception, such as Alexander Hamilton's Federalist Party and Thomas Jefferson's Jeffersonian Republicans
, it appears that politics have evolved into an ideological and rhetorical conflict that is detrimental to the most basic purposes of governance: to protect and promote the American people and their property."
Having all but vanquished their Federalist opponents, the Jeffersonian Republicans
cut government spending to the bone and allowed the charter of the Bank of the United States to expire in 1811.
The Lincolns got control of the newspaper and for years it was the mouthpiece of the Jeffersonian Republicans
(later termed Democrats or Democratic Republicans).
The fever broke only when President John Adams courageously defied his Federalist colleagues to negotiate an end to a naval "quasi-war" with France, and the Jeffersonian Republicans
swept into office with the election of 1800.
The four essays discuss the role of congressional figures other than Jefferson in fashioning the document, analyze the enumeration of grievances that the Declaration laid out in support of independence, describe the popularization of Jefferson as author of the Declaration in the 1790s as an effort by Jeffersonian Republicans
to counter the Federalists' cult of Washington, and analyze the international diplomatic context and purpose of the Declaration.
Neither Federalists nor Jeffersonian Republicans
were consistently antiwar.
Even though Federalists organized a party to compete with the emerging Jeffersonian Republicans
, their appeal ebbed away.
THE JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICANS
IN Congress soon corrected the glitch with the 12th Amendment, which had directed electors to vote separately for the president and the vice president.