Thomas Jefferson's Secret Message Analysis

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Jefferson's secret message was a very interesting read. Jefferson has big dreams in terms of expansion and being able to claim territory across the continent and not just on the eastern part where it is already established. Jefferson sees the potential conflict of Native Americans in the western territory growing uneasy of the practices of the colonies buying land in the past and proposes that they need to support an effort to stop any conflict before it arises a potential rebellion. The solutions that he offers are basically to try and send an expedition in order to convince the Indians to be self reliant farmers. Living on their own land, not being Dependant upon anyone. He would send an expedition and have them give small presents to the

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