Thomas Jefferson and executive power / Jeremy D. Bailey
- Bailey, Jeremy D., 1974-
- Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 280 pages ; 24 cm
- The execution of laws is more important than the making of them : reconciling executive energy with democracy -- Executive power and the Virginia executive -- Executive power and the constitution of 1787 -- "To place before mankind the common sense of the subject" : declarations of principle -- The real revolution of 1800 : Jefferson's transformation of the inaugural address -- To "produce a union of the powers of the whole" : Jefferson's transformation of the appointment and removal powers -- The Louisiana purchase -- To "complete their entire union of opinion" : the twelfth amendment as amendment to end all amendments -- "To bring their wills to a point of union and effect" : declarations and presidential speech -- Development and difficulties.
- 9780521868310 (hardback)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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