Suggested Readings

Banning, Lance. The Jeffersonian Persuasion: Evolution of a Party Ideology. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1978.

Browne, Stephen Howard. The First Inauguration: George Washington and the Invention of America. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2020.

Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs and Kathleen Hall Jamieson.  “Inaugurating the Presidency.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 15, no. 2 (1985): 394-411.

Crawford, Alan Pell. Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Random House, 2009.

Ellis. Joseph J. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Vintage Books, 1998.

Ericson, David F. “Presidential Inaugural Addresses and American Political Culture.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 27, no. 4 (1997): 727-744.

Gordon-Reed, Annette. The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2008.

Maier, Pauline. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. New York: Vintage Books, 1998.

Malone, Dumas. Jefferson and His Time. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1948.

Malone, Dumas. The Sage of Monticello. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1981.

Norton, Mary Beth. Liberty’s Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1980.

Onuf, Peter S. The Mind of Thomas Jefferson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2007.

Peterson, Merrill D. The Jefferson Image in the American Mind. New York: Oxford University Press, 1960.

Audio-Visual Materials

Burns, Ken, dir. Thomas Jefferson. 2 parts. PBS, 1997.

Jenkinson, Clay. The Thomas Jefferson Hour. Podcast.

Kale, Thomas, dir. Hamilton. Walt Disney Pictures, 2020.

Online Resources

“Inaugural Addresses,” The American Presidency Project.

Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Monticello.

“Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827.”  Library of Congress.

“Thomas Jefferson: The Third President of the United States.” The White House.