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" The late rebellion in Massachusetts has given more alarm, than I think it should have done. Calculate that one rebellion in... "
Inquiry into the origin and course of Political Parties - Page 41
by Martin Van Buren - 1867
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The Hamilton-Madison-Jefferson Triangle

Morton J. Frisch - Constitutional history - 1992 - 39 pages
...former." 11 Pursuing that same line of thought, Jefferson wrote to James Madison the following year: "I own I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive. The late rebellion in Massachusetts has given more alarm than I think it should have done."'...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - Political Science - 1993 - 213 pages
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Law, Labor, and Ideology in the Early American Republic

Christopher L. Tomlins - History - 1993 - 406 pages
...in the draft Constitution which Madison sent him after the closure of the Philadelphia Convention. "I own I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive."89 Unlike Madison's federalism, however, Jefferson treated government not as a carefully...
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Intellectuals and the Crisis of Modernity

Carl Boggs - Social Science - 1993 - 222 pages
...Dominion of every Part and Member of the Society."43 Addressing the American experience, Jefferson wrote: "I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive. It places the governors indeed more at their ease at the expense of the people."44 Perhaps...
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Uncommon Sense, Issues 104-115

United States - 1997
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...formed after hearing and weighing every thing which the wisdom of man could offer on these subjects. I own, I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive. It places the governors indeed more at their ease, at the expense of the people. The late...
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Republics Ancient and Modern: Inventions of prudence: constituting the ...

Paul Anthony Rahe - History - 1994 - 410 pages
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The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and ...

Thomas Jefferson, James Madison - 1995 - 2073 pages
...judgment has been formed on all these points after having heard every thing which could be urged on them. I own I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive. The late rebellion in Massachusets has given more alarm than I think it should have done....
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The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson

David N. Mayer - History - 1994 - 397 pages
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Voices of Diversity: Perspectives on American Political Ideals and Institutions

Pat Andrews - Civil rights - 1995 - 287 pages
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