Thomas Jefferson, revolutionary : a radical's struggle to remake America
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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.
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288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Though remembered chiefly as author of the Declaration of Independence and the president under whom the Louisiana Purchase was effected, Thomas Jefferson was a true revolutionary in the way he thought about the size and reach of government, which Americans who were full citizens and the role of education in the new country. In his new book, Kevin Gutzman gives readers a new view of Jefferson--a revolutionary who effected radical change in a growing country. Jefferson's philosophy about the size and power of the federal system almost completely undergirded the Jeffersonian Republican Party. His forceful advocacy of religious freedom was not far behind, as were attempts to incorporate Native Americans into American society. His establishment of the University of Virginia might be one of the most important markers of the man's abilities and character. He was not without flaws. While he argued for the assimilation of Native Americans into society, he did not assume the same for Africans being held in slavery while--at the same time--insisting that slavery should cease to exist. Many still accuse Jefferson of hypocrisy on the ground that he both held that all men are created equal and held men as slaves. Jefferson's true character, though, is more complex than that as Kevin Gutzman shows in his new book about Jefferson, a revolutionary whose accomplishments went far beyond the drafting of the Declaration of Independence--,Provided by publisher.
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Gutzman, K. R. C. 1. (2017). Thomas Jefferson, revolutionary: a radical's struggle to remake America. New York: St. Martin's Press.

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Gutzman, Kevin R. C. 1963-. 2017. Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary: A Radical's Struggle to Remake America. New York: St. Martin's Press.

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Gutzman, Kevin R. C. 1963-, Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary: A Radical's Struggle to Remake America. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2017.

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Gutzman, Kevin R. C. 1963-. Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary: A Radical's Struggle to Remake America. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2017. Print.

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