Thomas Jefferson

vote for me and we will have more power to the people

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  • rule by people
  • strong state government
  • emphasis on agriculture
  • strict interpretation of the constitution
  • French alliances
  • state banks
  • French alliances

state banks

Jefferson thought states should charter banks that could issue money. He also believed that the constitution did not give the national government the power to establish a bank.

french alliances

Jefferson wanted to have an alliance with the French because they helped them win the American revolution.

emphasis on agriculture

Thomas thought our government would be better off if it was primarily agricultural.