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MONOCRACY. A government by one person only.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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* Knowing that the impotent Articles of Confederation lacked an executive branch, Hamilton sought to provide one--and was falsely accused of being a "monocrat."
In Jefferson's words, "The occasion of electing a Vice President [stands] as a proper one for expressing the public sense on the doctrines of the monocrats." Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Pinckney (Dec.