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Chad

The sole quotation cited in President Bush’s 13-minute final address to the nation last night was from Thomas Jefferson’s...MORE »

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Chad
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Jefferson Today
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Chad

Thomas Jefferson was sworn into office as third president of the United States on March 4, 1801: ...MORE »

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Annette Gordon-Reed

On the election of the United States' first African-American president

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Barack Obama's...MORE »

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Julian Bond

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...all men are created equal... —Declaration of Independence, 1776

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Peter Nicolaisen
"A nation, by establishing a character of liberality and magnanimity, gains in the friendship and respect of others more than the worth of mere money." --Thomas Jefferson, Special Message, January 13, 1806.
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William Quandt
<blockquote> <em>"A nation, by establishing a character of liberality and magnanimity, gains in the friendship and respect of others more than the worth of mere money." <cite>--Thomas Jefferson, Special Message, January 13, 1806.</cite></em> </blockquote>MORE »
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Anna Berkes

Hot off the press (almost) from another of our former ICJS fellows, Jeff Matsuura, is...MORE »

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Peter Onuf

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Jefferson's letter to Cabell is one of the fullest elaborations of his federal theory (the other is...MORE »

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Gordon Wood

Guest commentary

When Jefferson penned these words he was thinking of the kind of participatory "ward" democracy...MORE »

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