The Second Revolution: Thomas Jefferson And Haiti

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‘The Second Revolution: Thomas Jefferson & Haiti’ lecture was rather thought provoking as it urged listeners to challenge the true meaning of a revolution. The lecturers claim that a revolution is not a noun but an adjective contradicts its definition, further influencing listeners to ruminate on the ideals of a revolution. I agreed with his point that the Haitian revolution was a serious of events not just a single event. Much like the Haitian revolution, the lecturer details another revolution; The Thomas Jefferson revolution. In a way, Thomas Jefferson's presidency was in and of itself a revolution. This is also part of the reason the Lecture is named ‘The Second Revolution: Thomas Jefferson & Haiti’. The lecturers claim that Thomas
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