Historical Period: The 19th Century
John Taylor, of Caroline County Virginia, was the preeminent theorist of Jeffersonian Old Republicanism. He was a strong advocate of individual and states rights in the face of the growing power of the federal government (“tyranny”) and opposed increased tariffs and mercantilist economic policy.
- Author: Construction Construed and Constitutions Vindicated
- Author: An Inquiry into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the United States
- Author: Tyranny Unmasked