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The context that created and supported the Jeffersonian world view(that of the yeoman farmer as the bedrock of American democracy and the American economy) disappeared by the mid- nineteenth century, prompting by a shift towards an economy based on commerce, manufacturing, and larger scale agricultural endeavors. What is your best explanation for why his change took place? What impact did this change have upon the ethics and civics of what it meant to be an American? Be sure to consider change over time and geographical differences in your analysis.

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Jeffersonian Worldview
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Jeffersonian World View
Yeoman refers to a farmer who owned a modest farm and operated on the farm primarily
with the family labor remains an embodiment of ideal American: hardworking, virtuous, honest
and independent. These values made the yeomen farmers significant to the republican vision of
new nation. The term varied over different centuries. By the year 1841, it was used by freehold
farmers who were slightly higher compared to tenant and copyhold farmers.
The Yeoman Farmer was bedrock of the economy of America and American democracy.
The view disappeared by mid-nineteenth century and this prompted the shift towards the
economy which is based on manufacturing, com...

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