#1253 Second Term

Nature intended me for the tranquil pursuits of science by rendering them my supreme delight.
— Thomas Jefferson

We return to the Jefferson 101 biographical series and explore Jefferson’s second term as President. We discuss the many difficulties he had, including the Burr conspiracy and the Embargo Act of 1807 to 1809.

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What Would Jefferson Do?

All human suffering matters to the rest of us; that’s what a civilization is.
— Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by Clay S. Jenkinson

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