Tagged: Thomas Jefferson

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Let Me Blow Your Mind: The Civil War Was About Slavery

  Falsehood and historical illiteracy are inexcusable in the age of information that we are currently living in. For some reason, people have a knack for believing what they want to believe. This ever changing reality always meets their standards and convinces them they are in the right irrespective of...

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James Madison: The Fourth Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   James Madison was Thomas Jefferson‘s Secretary of State, best friend; and in many ways an extension of...

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Thomas Jefferson: The Third Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   The election of 1800 set two precedents. It was the first peaceful transfer of political power from...