John Taylor: Advocate of Agrarianism, Self-Government & Liberty

By |2013-11-22T08:58:09-05:00November 12th, 2013|Categories: Agrarianism, American Founding, Conservatism, John Taylor of Caroline, Thomas Jefferson|

John Taylor of Caroline County, Virginia, was the chief pamphleteer of the Jeffersonian Republicans during the 1790s. With vigor, he attacked the Hamiltonian system with its national bank and privileges for the wealthy. Despite Taylor’s prominence in the Jeffersonian party and in forming its ideological expression, his significance has not always been understood. Historians [...]