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by Merrill D. Peterson

Author: Merrill D. Peterson
Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
Language: English
Publisher: University of Virginia Press; Reprint. edition (February 25, 2002)
Pages: 216 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.4
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Jefferson's political approach is timelessly attractive. Jefferson was proud of his contribution to the birth of America.

Jefferson's political approach is timelessly attractive. Peterson says his "intellectual bent was activist, pragmatic and utilitarian," ever willing to revise his work to meet the challenge of changing historical forces and events. Ten days before his death at Monticello on July 4th, 1826, he wrote Roger Weightman of his "delight" that his fellow citizens, "after half a century of experience and prosperity, continue to approve the choice we made (between submission and the sword).

The Political Writings of Thomas Jefferson (Monticello Monograph Series). Peterson has done his usual high-quality job of finding the political passages in Jefferson's correspondence, and arranged them well. 1882886011 (ISBN13: 9781882886012). May 24, 2013 Ryan rated it it was amazing.

Thomas Jefferson, a brilliant political thinker, is perhaps best known for .

Thomas Jefferson, a brilliant political thinker, is perhaps best known for the Declaration of Independence, but he was a man of extraordinarily wide interests. He was exceptionally controversial in his own time, and many of his ideas remain the subject of national debate. Thomas Jefferson: Writings is kept in print by a gift from Martin E. Segal to the Guardians of American Letters Fund.

He authored tracts and books on such diverse subjects as gardening, the life of Jesus, the history of Virginia, and the practices of farming.

Thomas Jefferson's greatest impact on society came from his involvement in politics-as a writer and thinker, and as governor, congressman, ambassador, cabinet member, vice-president, and president. He authored tracts and books on such diverse subjects as gardening, the life of Jesus, the history of Virginia, and the practices of farming. Thomas Jefferson died on the fourth of July.

Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson: The American presidents Series . Peterson, Merrill D. (1970).

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Thomas Jefferson is among the most important and controversial of American political thinkers: his influence (libertarian, democratic, participatory, and agrarian-republican) is still felt today. A prolific writer, Jefferson left 18,000 letters, Notes on the State of Virginia, an Autobiography, and numerous other papers.

Jefferson, a brilliant political thinker, is perhaps best known for the Declaration of Independence, but he. .

Jefferson, a brilliant political thinker, is perhaps best known for the Declaration of Independence, but he was a man of extraordinarily wide interests. Peterson (1921-2009) was professor of history at the University of Virginia and the author of Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind, and Lincoln in American Memory.

The thomas jefferson memorial association of the united . At the bar, in the pulpit, in the medical profession, and especially in political life.

The thomas jefferson memorial association of the united states washington, D. C. 1903. JEFFERSON AS A TACTICIAN The word "tactician" is usually applied to military movements, but it has a broader meaning than this; it embodies the idea of a peculiar skill or faculty-a nice perception or discernment which is characterized by adroit planning or management, artfully directed in politics or diplomacy in government. At the bar, in the pulpit, in the medical profession, and especially in political life, tact is the sine qua non to the highest degree of individual success.

Sally Hemings has taken over Monticello To be mentioned with the names Merrill D. Peterson and Dumas Malone one day, after my passing, would be .

Sally Hemings has taken over Monticello. A shame to so overlook his love of America. Kelley always reminds me, the days of Onufian Revisionism will make little influence on the storyline of Jeffersonian scholarship.

Thomas Jefferson's greatest impact on society came from his involvement in politics--as a writer and thinker, and as governor, congressman, ambassador, cabinet member, vice-president, and president. In this volume, editor Merrill D. Peterson has gleaned Jefferson's basic ideas on politics and produced a book containing the core of our third president's political thought. These ideas form a creed that still gives the United States of America a unique place in the history of nations and makes Jefferson one of the foremost advocates of human liberty.