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Thomas Jefferson and Slavery

I think one of the most debatable historical topics I have studied is Thomas Jefferson and his views on slavery.  Historians have debated this topic for decades, writing about whether Thomas Jefferson was for or against slavery.   388 more words

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Are We Good Enough for Liberty? by Lawrence W. Reed: Quotations

In this tiny book, Are We Good Enough for Liberty?, Lawrence W. Read provides us two parts: an expanded edition of his commencement speech given to Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School and others, and the famous and small article… 703 more words

Quotations With Citations

The Declaration Of The Independence Of The United States

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NOTE: This file combines the first two Project Gutenberg
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Thomas Jefferson
  • “The steady character of our countrymen is a rock to which we may safely moor; and notwithstanding the efforts of the papers to disseminate early discontents, I expect that a just, dispassionate and steady conduct, will at length rally to a proper system the great body of our country.
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A Government of the People, By the People, For the People.... How it Really Works, According to Thomas Jefferson

by Diane Rufino, September 20, 2017

Thomas Jefferson articulated the absolute right of a state to secede from the Union. He did so in 1798, in 1799, in 1816, and up until his death in 1826 (July 4, the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence). 1,312 more words

A Government of the People, By the People, For the People.... How it Really Works, According to Thomas Jefferson

by Diane Rufino, September 20, 2017

Thomas Jefferson articulated the absolute right of a state to secede from the Union. He did so in 1798, in 1799, in 1816, and up until his death in 1826 (July 4, the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence). 1,312 more words

A Government of the People, By the People, For the People... How it Really Works, According to Thomas Jefferson

by Diane Rufino, September 20, 2017

Thomas Jefferson articulated the absolute right of a state to secede from the Union. He did so in 1798, in 1799, in 1816, and up until his death in 1826 (July 4, the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence). 1,312 more words