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Jefferson's presidency

1.  Louisiana Purchase

2.  Burr conspiracy

3.  The Supreme Court under John Marshall

4.  Neutral rights, impressment, embargo


Urban Crisis: Fire and Water
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant texts:
The Manhattan Company

The Crisis of Victorianism
Resource Type: E-Seminar

The Struggle for Freedom
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
The Turning Point: Two Watershed Events
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Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)
Resource Type: Primary Source
Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) expressed his views on blacks and slavery in his book Notes on the State of Virginia, first published in 1781 with corrections and additions published in 1782. The conflicts between Jefferson's private (if inconsistent) somewhat favorable view of blacks and his public assertions and actions bedevil his reputation as a founding father. In 1800 he became the third president of the United States.

The Divorce of Theory and Practice
Resource Type: Primary Source
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826).

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