Thomas Jefferson And Executive Power

Author: Jeremy D. Bailey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139466291
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By revisiting Thomas Jefferson's understanding of executive power this book offers a new understanding of the origins of presidential power.

Thomas Jefferson

Author: Jon Meacham
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780812979480
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Presents a portrait of the third president that considers his early life, role as a Founding Father, and considerable achievements as a master politician.

The Controversial Broad Executive Powers

Author: Karim Saba
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3656471150
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may have been more accurate if they had less confidence in George Washington,
the obvious choice for first president. Nonetheless, the debate had continued
over time and from President to another. People managed to enrich their debate
by comparing the actions of the existing President to the actions of his
predecessors. As an illustration, the debate over President Thomas Jefferson's
definition of executive power was something exceptional. Jefferson is traditionally
viewed as one ...

Presidential Term Limits In American History

Author: Michael J. Korzi
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1603449914
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In Presidential Term Limits in American History, Michael J. Korzi recounts the history of the two-term tradition as well as the “perfect storm” that enabled Roosevelt to break with that tradition.

The Cavalier Presidency

Author: Justin P. DePlato
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739188852
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Chapter Three George Washington's and Thomas Jefferson's Interpretations and
Applications of Executive Emergency Power In its infancy the United States faced
an emergency; it was not spared from the disasters and misfortune that plagued
previous civilizations. As such, in this chapter I examine two early and critical
interpretations of executive emergency power at the founding of the nation:
George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Because executive emergency
power is not ...

Negro President

Author: Garry Wills
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618485376
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Offers a provocative look at the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, discussing the relationship between his administation's decisions and the power of the slave states, as well as the opposition of Timothy Pickering.

James Madison And Constitutional Imperfection

Author: Jeremy Bailey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107121604
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The book liberates James Madison from Madisonian Constitutionalism and focuses on Madison's treatment of the problem of constitutional imperfection.

The Writings Of Thomas Jefferson

Author: Thomas Jefferson
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But the power of decision in the President left no object for internal dissension,
and external intrigue was stifled in embryo by the knowledge which incendiaries
possessed, that no division they could foment would change the course of the
executive power. I am not conscious that my participations in executive authority
have produced any bias in favor of the single executive; because the parts I have
acted have been in the subordinate, as well as superior stations, and because, ...

What Kind Of Nation

Author: James F. Simon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439127638
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Through his subtle but highly effective uses of the authority of his office, Jefferson
was able to achieve virtually all his congressional goals. No piece of legislation
was passed without his approval, and nothing he opposed became law. John
Marshall had correctly predicted that Jefferson's election would move the federal
government's center of gravity from the executive to the legislative branch, but
that development in no way diminished the authority of the president. On the
contrary ...