5 pages in length. Discussion of the book "Political Leadership in Jefferson’s Virginia" by Daniel P. Jordan. This paper explains the differences of political sentiment among the different political parties. As the book goes on to explain, the people resolve themselves naturally into two components; that of the authoritarian, which favors government that controls the people, and that of the democratic that favors government controlled by the people. The nation of people chooses a path that is, in fact, sought by one or the other of the above two parties. Includes quotes from Thomas Jefferson and explores the principles upon which the government was founded. Bibliography cites one source.