CATEGORY: Thomas Jefferson
Whose Vision of America Won Out—Hamilton’s or Jefferson’s?
June 12, 2017

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That Time a Foreign Government Interfered in a U.S. Presidential Election—in 1796
March 16, 2017

After George Washington’s administration concluded a treaty with Great Britain in 1795, France decided it was time for a change at the top of the U.S. government. Read More

Jefferson & Adams: Founding Frenemies
November 1, 2016

The two founding fathers, who share a special place in American history, had a long, complicated relationship over the course of their lives. Read More

Five Presidents’ Rocky Roads to the White House
February 20, 2012

This Presidents’ Day, check out the obstacles that five of our commanders-in-chief overcame on their way to the Oval Office. Read More

Trove of Thomas Jefferson’s Books Discovered
February 4, 2011

Dozens of books that once belonged to Thomas Jefferson have surfaced at Washington University in St. Louis, where they have been keeping a low profile for 131 years. Read More