Why Is Thomas Jefferson An Important Person

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Thomas Jefferson by Alexis Cline
On April 13, 1743, a very important person to the United States was born, Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was our third president and he did many wonderful things for our country. He was the nation’s first secretary of state, the second vice president and the third president of the United States. Jefferson served two presidential terms from 1801-1809 , his first term was not too difficult and was very productive while his second term was just the opposite. During his first term Jefferson did many thing, for example, he reduced the amount of armed forces and lowered national debt in just two years of office. Thomas Jefferson bought land from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains, which still today
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