Academic Study: Thomas Jefferson Vision

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In contrast to other universities of the day, at which were designed specifically allocated to one academic study, Thomas Jefferson vision was to establish a university model for the nation and for other countries, that could offer more than one academic major and create an academic village that would reflect the countries national character and stature, and that without a religious nature. Being that Jefferson considered European educational institutions to have defects, the vision for the university was set to establish an academic village that would foster knowledge to others, and bring new talent to the area. “It is safer to have the whole people respectably enlightened than a few in a high state of science and the many in ignorance” Thomas

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