Thomas Jefferson Beliefs

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Thomas Jefferson is known to be one of our greatest American Founding Father. All of the things that he’s done to the world, in his time, has brought an effective way of change. Thomas Jefferson was a man, with a vision and a goal. “I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the presence of taking care of them” (Thomas Jefferson). Throughout his life, Jefferson focused on bigger and better things that can help the people. Thomas Jefferson was born with the intention of making the world into something that was full of new experiences. And he is willing and determined to succeed until he feels like everything is how he pictured it. No matter what the cost, the consequences, …show more content…
This statement and “symbol of liberty” t hat he wrote has “severed the political connections between the thirteen original American Colonies and Great Britain”. In addition, it helped people declare on making the decision on whether or not people wanted their nation to become non independent or independent. Plus, it helped the American Colonists create alliances with the government of France and plus, provide French with assistance in the war with Great Britain. Later, after the statement was published to the people, it was issued in many forms. After the publishing of the Declaration of Independence, it is known to be a “statement on human rights”. The authors who had a part in this statement are Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston. Thomas Jefferson knew that this statement would be a great problem solving tactic for conflicts for people who have decided to end things in violence and …show more content…
The Louisiana Purchase was a wager made by the United States and France. It was a deal for the United States to obtain 827,000 square miles of the Mississippi River for exactly $15 million. In order to make this happen, President Jefferson had a prediction that the United States wanted an expansion. It stated that Spain will reduce France’s vast territory to Louisiana. After sending his prediction letter to Pierre Samuel du Pont, he wrote to the U.S. Minister of France, Robert Livingston. It states, “every eye in the US. is now fixed on this affair of Louisiana. Perhaps nothing since the revolutionary war has produced more uneasy sensations through the body of the nation.” “Spain might have retained [New Orleans] quietly for years. her pacific dispositions, her feeble state, would be hardly felt by us.” Thomas Jefferson, our 3rd president of the United States has accomplished his greatest goal in his

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