Thomas Jefferson: What Is The Louisiana Purchase?

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Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. Also, he is the Founder of the University of Virginia. He served his country for five years – in which capacity?. He was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase – what is the Louisiana Purchase? Always assume that the reader doesn 't know what you know. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, in Shadwell, Virginia. He was a draftsman of the U.S. Declaration of Independence – what is this?. He was also the nation 's first secretary of state (1789-94), the second vice president (1797-1801),and, the third president (1801-09). the statesman responsible for the Louisiana Purchase. Jefferson …show more content…
Jefferson believed it was better to risk too much liberty than to suffer from too much government. Reduce the size and power of the national government: The protection and expansion of human liberty was one of the chief goals of the Jeffersonian,He was finally able to fulfill his long-stated goal of retiring from politics. He had impacted in the society because he has been the president by declaring independence of the …show more content…
He was president. He made the Louisiana Purchase from the French doubling the size of the U.S. at the time – this sentence should be where you first mention the Lousiana Purchase. He invented many useful things. A writing table that duplicated his letters and the Declaration of Independence. A dumb waiter that brought selected wine from the cellar to the living room. Gardening methods that improved yields. The cultivation of hemp for rope and cloth. His home at Monticello was a gem of buildings. He sent Captains Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase. This not only doubled the size of America it caused problems with the Spanish territories that were already there in

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