Autobiography Of Thomas Jefferson

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Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson was one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of republicanism in the United States. As a political philosopher, Jefferson was a man of the Enlightenment and knew many intellectual leaders in Britain and France. He idealized the independent yeoman farmer as exemplar of republican virtues, distrusted cities and financiers, and favored states' rights...
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Overview

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson was one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of republicanism in the United States. As a political philosopher, Jefferson was a man of the Enlightenment and knew many intellectual leaders in Britain and France. He idealized the independent yeoman farmer as exemplar of republican virtues, distrusted cities and financiers, and favored states' rights and a strictly limited federal government. Jefferson supported the separation of church and state and was the author of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. Here is his life in his own words.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604597738
  • Publisher: Wilder Publications
  • Publication date: 5/18/2009
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,029,216
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.23 (d)

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  • Posted December 14, 2011

    Interesting, but...

    Not what I expected. Interesting from an historical perspective, but a little hard to read. Not much personal information, but a lot of history.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 5, 2011

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    good primary source

    This electronic edition had some of the traditional flaws associated with electronic translations. There were symbols where letters should be and there were breaks at odd times on the pages. These did not occur often but if the reader is not accustomed to reading old English it would cause them concern. I, however, wasn't really bothered and was very glad this work had been made into an ebook.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 5, 2012

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    Good reading...for Historians only

    This book is written during the country's revolution years. The old english vocabulary used and written in the book is hard to understand and does not come up when 'look-up' is used (NOOK). Not as entertaining and informative as I thought it would read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2012

    Interesting

    Fascinating to me, reading Jefferson's own words as he wrote them.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 7, 2011

    VERY GOOD READ

    VERY INFORMATIVE

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2011

    Recommended

    Very interesting about his comments on the French Revolution!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 14, 2013

    Duantlesspaws bio

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    Posted March 19, 2013

    Poor formatting for the eBook edition.

    Many of the words are scrambled.

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