Political History Of The United States (volume 2); With Special Reference To The Growth Of…

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byJohn Pancoast Gordy

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Chapter XXVI. THE NORTHERN CONFEDERACY. WHEN Jefferson became President, there were a few Republicans who held office under the federal government. ^Edanus Burke, writing July 24, 1801, to Madison of Edward Planus Burke to Madison. Weyman, surveyor of the port of Charleston, said: "Among the Republicans in and around this city there is a lively apprehension that through some mistake or other he may be removed from office. . . . During the Reign of Terror in 1798 and '99, which struck into the minds of men such a dread and panic in this city, there were not ten men to whom I dared speak my mind; there were not, I declare before God, there were not a half dozen men; yet Weyman never quitted the ground, and I expected every week nothing less than his removal. ... I have been a prisoner of war in the hands of the British for six months; and provided I had a good guarantee of an exchange, I would as lieve go to the devil for sixteen months more as be with the British again; and yet it was not so excruciating to one's feelings as the despotic insolence with which one part of our fellow citizens hunted down those who differed from them in that day." * . American Historical Review, 1898, 280. But nearly all the offices were in the hands of the Federalists. Between Jefferson's desire to win over the started out, so he wrote to Monroe (March 7,1801), with the determination to make no removals on the ground of political principles alone, since such removals would "revolt our new converts." Admitting that there must be some deprivations of office, he thought they " must be as few as possible, done gradually, and bottomed on some malversation or inherent disqualification." He acknowledged that it was not decided where "we shall draw the line between retaining all and n...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Chapter XXVI. THE NORTHERN CONFEDERACY. WHEN Jefferson became President, there were a few Republicans who held office under the feder...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021703067X

ISBN - 13:9780217030670

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