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Thomas Jefferson and the beginnings of American citizenship

Merrill D. Peterson

Thomas Jefferson and the beginnings of American citizenship

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Published by The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation in Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.,
    • Citizenship -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Merrill D. Peterson.
      SeriesThe Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Independence Day address ;, 1981
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE332.2 .P43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p. ;
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3032977M
      LC Control Number82121235

      Washington retired in , firmly declining to serve for more than eight years as the nation's head. Thomas Jefferson of Virginia (Republican) and John Adams (Federalist) vied to succeed him. Adams won a narrow election victory. From the beginning, however, he was at the head of a party and an administration divided between his backers and. Adam Smith's rational approach to societal organization was reflected in the thinking of Virginia's colonial leaders. Jefferson stated that "in political economy, I think Smith's Wealth of Nations is the best book extant." Statute for Religious Freedom, Virginia (), Thomas Jefferson's radical bill for religious freedom. He first stated. The Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the war for independence. As a historical, educational, and patriotic, non-profit corporation, we seek to maintain and expand the meaning of patriotism, respect for our national symbols, the value of American citizenship, and the unifying force of "e pluribus unum" that was created from the. John Adams (Octo – July 4, ) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from to Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain and served as the first vice president of the United ed by: George Washington.


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