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Thomas Jefferson on Government – Table of Contents
 
Inalienable Rights – 1
 
Securing Rights – 2
 
Moral Principles – 3
 
Moral Degeneracy – 4
 
The Sovereignty of the People – 5
 
The Safest Depository – 6
 
Republican Principles – 7
 
Majority Rule – 8
 
Self-Government – 9
 
Good Government – 10
 
Governed by Reason – 11
 
Difference of Opinion – 12
 
Political Parties – 13
 
Constitutions – 14
 
The Bill of Rights – 15
 
Amending the Constitution – 16
 
Interpreting the Constitution – 17
 
Judicial Review – 18
 
Separation of Powers, Fed-State – 19
 
Against Consolidated Government – 20
 
Separation of Powers – 21
 
Elective Government – 22
 
Legislative Branch – 23
 
Legislators – 24
 
Executive Branch – 25
 
Presidential Elections – 26
 
Art of Governing – 27
 
Executive Duties – 28
 
Judicial Branch – 29
 
Justice System – 30
 
Immigration – 31
 
Race – 32
 
Native Americans – 33
 
Public Works – 34
 
Commerce & Agriculture – 35
 
Money & Banking – 36
 
Taxation – 37
 
The National Debt – 38
 
Educating the People – 39
 
Publicly Supported Education – 40
 
Foreign Relations – 41
 
Rights of Nations – 42
 
Foreign Commerce – 43
 
Peace & War – 44
 
Unavoidable Wars – 45
 
Republic at War – 46
 
The Military – 47
 
Civil Rights – 48
 
Juridical Rights – 49
 
Property Rights – 50
 
Freedom of the Press – 51
 
Freedom of Religion – 52
 
Duties of Citizens – 53
 
Spread of Self-Government – 54
 
Revolution and Reformation – 55
 
Future of Democracy – 56
 

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