Thomas Jefferson (Pivotal Presidents - Profiles in Leadership)

Thomas Jefferson (Pivotal Presidents - Profiles in Leadership)

Language: English

Pages: 80

ISBN: 1615309403

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Jefferson: The Revolutionary Aristocrat (Franklin Watts, 1991). Whitelaw, Nancy. Thomas Jefferson: Philosopher and President (Morgan Reynolds, 2002) A Adams, John, 7, 9, 22, 30, 42, 45, 47, 56, 65–68, 69 American Revolution, 6, 12, 21, 25, 28, 29, 42, 65 B Burr, Aaron, 47, 58 C Clark, William, 12, 56 Constitution, U.S., 9, 27, 39, 43, 44, 45, 47, 49, 53, 56 Continental Congress, 6–7, 14, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 29–30, 36 Cosway, Maria, 33 D Declaration of Independence, 6, 7, 11, 12,

CHAPTER 1 EARLY LIFE AND POLITICAL CAREER CHAPTER 2 STATE AND NATIONAL OFFICES CHAPTER 3 PARTY POLITICS CHAPTER 4 PRESIDENCY CHAPTER 5 RETIREMENT CONCLUSION GLOSSARY FOR MORE INFORMATION FOR FURTHER READING INDEX Although Thomas Jefferson held many titles over the course of his life—secretary of state, vice president, and president the most prominent among them—the title of “architect” may have suited him best. Not only did he design buildings (his own home being one notable

relations with France. Frustrated by the Federalist-controlled administration, Jefferson retired from the secretary of state office in 1793 and returned to Monticello. Origins of the Republican Party During George Washington’s presidency, many former Anti-Federalists—who had resisted adoption of the new federal Constitution in 1787—began to unite in opposition to the economic program of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton. In 1791 Hamilton and other supporters of a strong central government

presidential nomination. A copy of the Kentucky Resolutions. Reuben T. Durrett Collection on Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, Miscellaneous Manuscripts, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library. American Memory, Library of Congress In the presidential election of 1800, Jefferson squared off against Adams in another competitive campaign between the Republicans and the Federalists. Two Republicans, Jefferson and Aaron Burr of New York, tied for victory with 73

June 4, 1805, abolishing all annual tribute from the United States. U.S. naval ships attacking the harbor of Tripoli in 1804, during the Tripolitan War. MPI/Archive Photos/Getty Images U.S. TERRITORIAL GAINS AND EXPLORATION The Mississippi River was a valuable waterway to the western territories for the U.S. settlers who relied on the river for commerce. When Jefferson and Secretary of State Madison learned that Spain had ceded the Louisiana Territory to France in the Treaty of San

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