How Does Jefferson Reverse Federalist Republic?

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Jefferson’s inauguration as the third president was a great moment in American history. It marked a peaceful transition. Jefferson’s presidency was to demonstrate that a strongly led party system could be shape a national policy without leading to dictatorship or revolt. He believed that only America provided fertile and room to grow and that’s what Europe lacked Jefferson’s definition of agrarianism Republic is a yeoman farmer who is not dependent and livelihood. Jefferson came to office determined to reverse federalist policies of the 1790’s and to ensure an agrarian “republic of virtue”. He proposed to have a government that is simple and frugal. He promised to cut all internal taxes, to reduce the army/navy, and to eliminate the national…show more content…
He also said, “Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of god.” Jefferson also had a vision to expand the agrarian Republic. This expansion caused environmental damage in soil exhaustion and people abandoning their old land and moving into new ones. This expansion encouraged the spread of plantations based on slave labor in the south. Even though Jefferson was determined to reverse federalist policies. He resisted demands by other Jeffersonian that federalist should be replaced by loyalist Jefferson allowed federalist to remain and place Jeffersonian republicans in posts. The federalist passed several acts that created new positions in the federal judiciary. The Jeffersonian feared losing their federal government a policy the Jeffersonian disagreed. In 1801 when Jefferson noticed French and Spain had an agreement about Louisiana. He was concerned about the threat to American commerce on Mississippi River. The Spanish commander also closed the port to American shippers. In 1802 Jefferson negotiated to buy New Orleans and the surrounding area. Soon in 1803 Napoleon was ready to sell after his army was defeated by army of former slaves (Haiti). Napoleon also offered the entire Louisiana territory and New Orleans port. Jefferson now argued to expand the Louisiana Empire. For African Americans and
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