- Words: 580
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 46579608
Individual liberty, the right to bear arms, and keep government out of the business of violating civil issues. A proper government, according to Jefferson, was one that prohibited individuals from assaulting other individual rights, but also ensured that it did not diminish liberty in its quest for regard, power, or law (Ellis, 1998).
Jefferson and his followers were more Statist in their views; they opposed a strong central government, linking