https://millercenter.org/president/jefferson/impact-and-legacy

Thomas Jefferson's presidency initiated the quarter-century rule of the "Virginia Dynasty" ... Jefferson has been a great democratic icon precisely because he so  ...

https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/jefferson-monticello-university/1670223.html

Jun 6, 2013 ... Thomas Jefferson Has Lasting Influence on the United States .... the United States – especially his words about freedom and democracy.

http://www.ushistory.org/gov/2.asp

The American colonies began developing a democratic tradition during their ... This idea deeply influenced Thomas Jefferson as he drafted the Declaration of ...

http://www.ushistory.org/us/20b.asp

Jefferson's thinking, however, was not merely celebratory, for he saw two dangerous threats to his ideal agrarian democracy. To him, financial speculation and ...

https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/jefffed.html

Although Thomas Jefferson was in France serving as United States minister when ... he was able to influence the development of the federal government through his ... Jefferson, like many other contemporary Americans, tried to determine which ..... of excesses of “republican” mobs, Irishmen, blacks, and Democratic Clubs, ...

https://www.history.com/news/whose-vision-of-america-won-out-hamiltons-or-jeffersons

Jun 12, 2017 ... Kevin R.C. Gutzman opens his new book, “Thomas Jefferson— ... that “Thomas Jefferson's influence on American political history outstrips that ...

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/jeff/jeffprti.html

From the Hamilton-Jefferson political rivalry during the early American republic, we have ... society, Thomas Jefferson helped to found the first American political party, the ... representative democracy through patronage and privileged influence. ... Henry Adams is one of the most influential figures, in both contemporary and ...

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-government-and-civics/us-gov-foundations/us-gov-ideals-of-democracy/a/democratic-ideals-in-the-declaration-of-independence-and-the-constitution

This momentous task fell upon Thomas Jefferson, a 33-year-old Virginia lawyer. ... Although these ideas seem pretty tame by modern standards, in the eighteenth ... The final version, influenced strongly by Virginian James Madison and New ...

https://www.constitutionfacts.com/us-declaration-of-independence/two-great-thinkers/

Voices of the Revolution: Two Great Thinkers, How Thomas Paine and John Locke ... Although his work influenced the Founding Fathers to some degree, he had a much ... Thomas Jefferson used the thoughts first penned by John Locke while ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffersonian_democracy

Jeffersonian democracy, named after its advocate Thomas Jefferson, was one of two dominant ... States then also moved on to allowing popular votes for presidential elections, canvassing voters in a more modern style. ..... personal failings ought not to influence present day thinkers to disregard Jeffersonian ideals.