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

Jefferson also felt that the central government should be "rigorously frugal and simple. ... Completed in 1943, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial stands in Washington D.C. as a testament to one of the great American political philosophers.

https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/jefferson/

Nov 17, 2015 ... Thomas Jefferson was a born at Shadwell, Virginia, in 1743. .... Government has no right to control the lives of its citizens or dictate a course of ...

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

Although Thomas Jefferson was in France serving as United States minister when the ... Bookmark this item: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/jefffed.html# 105 ... Eighteenth-century political philosophers concerned themselves with the ...

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

Jeffersonian democracy, named after its advocate Thomas Jefferson, was one of two dominant .... The national government is a dangerous necessity to be instituted for the common benefit, protection and security of the .... The disparities between Jefferson's philosophy and practice have been noted by numerous historians.

https://www.quora.com/What-was-Thomas-Jeffersons-philosophy-of-government

From what I understand, TJ thought government a (somewhat) necessary evil, but you have to realize that he saw the world through an 18th ...

https://mises.org/library/jeffersons-philosophy

Nov 26, 2018 ... Thomas Jefferson combined within himself the qualities of a soaring ... Government's function, then, is to use its power of force to prevent and ...

https://www.monticello.org/slavery-at-monticello/liberty-slavery/jefferson-and-enlightenment

Enlightenment philosophy stressed that liberty and equality were natural human ... the revolutionary generation envisioned a new American government that ...

https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/presidents/thomas-jefferson/

Thomas Jefferson, a spokesman for democracy, was an American Founding Father ... Attacking Federalist policies, he opposed a strong centralized Government ...

https://www.jstor.org/stable/2140379

American democracy than that of Thomas Jefferson. During his lifetime he was ... providing its philosophy, Jefferson was undoubtedly the central figure in the early ... guaranty of these rights as the first cause of government, and of the right and ...

https://millercenter.org/president/jefferson/life-in-brief

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, spent his ... also serves as America's most succinct statement of its philosophy of government .