Moral Dilemmas Of Thomas Jefferson

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President Thomas Jefferson is one of the best presidents. He is known as the Founding Father for the Declaration of Independence he helped write. Thomas Jefferson was a very popular man as soon as he became President. He lowered taxes, and he tried to reduce the federal budget. The Louisiana Purchase posed several significant moral dilemmas for President Thomas Jefferson. "This little event, of France 's possessing herself of Louisiana, is the embryo of a tornado which will burst on the countries on both sides of the Atlantic and involve in it 's effects their highest destinies." http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/louisiana-purchase President Thomas Jefferson had wrote this in 1802, in a letter to Pierre Samuel du Pont. In that letter it was reporting that Spain agreed to retrocede to France the vast territory of Louisiana. But that all changed when the United States was expanding to the west. Before 1795, Spain made a big deal about the Mississippi River. In 1795, it was resolved with a treaty. Spain realized that the United States had the right to use the river.
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Thomas Jefferson and Monroe were resolving the idea of the Louisiana purchase, when the Federalist Party called war. They called on war so that they can obtain the lower part of the Mississippi River. Jefferson had to send one of his best friends (Monroe) to join Livingston in Paris. After he sent Monroe he asked Congress to have a exploration on the Louisiana purchase. (which is
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