Ideology Of Thomas Jefferson Research Paper

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Connor, Kaden

Thomas Jefferson Ideology

Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, is remembered as one of our most well rounded founding fathers. His many contributions to fields such as politics, literature, philosophy, and science were what made him one of our most admired leaders. As President, Jefferson interpreted the US Constitution in a stricter manner than the two men before him. He believed that the central government should be “rigorously frugal and simple.” He felt that the money the young United States had should be used wisely. For this reason, he downsized our military and ended internal taxation, which allowed us to pay off the country’s debt left over from the Revolutionary War. He also knew that the people
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