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" The changes of administration, which in every government and in every age have most generally been epochs of confusion, villainy and bloodshed, in this our happy country take place without any species of distraction, or disorder. "
The First Forty Years of Washington Society: Portrayed by the Family Letters ... - Page 25
by Margaret Bayard Smith - 1906 - 424 pages
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Thomas Jefferson

Norman K. Risjord - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 210 pages
...significance of the peaceful transfer of power. "The changes in administration," she noted in her diary, "which in every government and in every age have most...place without any species of distraction or disorder." After taking the oath of office, the lanky Virginian, indistinguishable in dress or manner from the...
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Jefferson's America, 1760-1815

Norman K. Risjord - History - 2002 - 439 pages
...significance of the peaceful transfer of power. "The changes in administration," she noted in her diary, "which in every government and in every age have most...place without any species of distraction or disorder." After taking the oath of office, the lanky Virginian, indistinguishable in dress or manner from the...
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The Revolution of 1800: Democracy, Race, and the New Republic

Horn
...contemporaries also remarked on the unrevolutionary nature of the process by which power changed hands in 18o1. "I have this morning witnessed one of the most interesting scenes, a free people can ever witness," wrote Margaret Bayard Smith on the day of Jefferson's inauguration. "The changes in administration,...
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What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle ...

James F. Simon - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 352 pages
...reason: the Republicans had effected a dramatic, but entirely peaceful, transition of political power. "The changes of administration, which in every government...place without any species of distraction or disorder," wrote one exultant onlooker. "This day, has one of the most amiable and worthy men taken that seat...
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The Early Republic: Primary Documents on Events from 1799 to 1820

Patricia L. Dooley - History - 2004 - 375 pages
...without bloodshed. After Jefferson's speech, an observer wrote, "I have diis morning witnessed one of die most interesting scenes a free people can ever witness....been epochs of confusion, villainy and bloodshed, in diis our happy country takes place without any species of distraction, or disorder."1 Such fears of...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - History - 2006 - 1044 pages
...Jefferson had overseen a peaceful transit of power, despite the turmoil of the previous two years. "The changes of administration, which in every government...without any species of distraction, or disorder," one spectator at the inauguration wrote. This cheerful result was due largely to the capacity for moderation...
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Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic

Rosemarie Zagarri - History - 2007 - 233 pages
...Chronicling Jefferson's inauguration ceremony, Republican sympathizer Margaret Bayard Smith noted, "I have this morning witnessed one of the most interesting...age have most generally been epochs of confusion, villany, and bloodshed, in this our happy country taken place without any species of distraction, or...
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