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  • “Newspapers … serve as chimnies to carry off noxious vapors and smoke.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1802)
Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

“I like a little rebellion now and then. It is like a storm in the atmosphere.”

  • From a letter sent by Thomas Jefferson to Abigail Adams on February, 22, 1787.
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OTD in History June 22, 1807, The Chesapeake-Leopold Affair one of the key events leading to the War of 1812

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“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” – Thomas Jefferson

There’s no doubt that Jefferson penned some of the most important works in American history.  359 more words

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I am amazed that someone came up with the idea to carve faces in rock.

I am amazed that someone decided to carve four presidents’ faces in Mt Rushmore. 91 more words

  • “It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1808)
Thomas Jefferson