Jefferson Our 3rd President

Updated: 1/6/2021
Jefferson Our 3rd President

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  • Jefferson promised that he would deal gently with his Federalist opponents. This was, in fact, a great moment in the history of political systems, because it is one of those rare moments when a party, or an individual, possessing power, speaking for the majority.
  • First of all, he would dismantle the structure of federal government built up by Hamilton, and pay off the national indebtedness that had made taxation and the Bank of the United States necessary
  • Jefferson’s policies as President were radically different from his predecessors Washington and Adams