Category Archives: Thomas Jefferson

  1. Potential Alleged Second Black First Lady

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    January 22, 2014 by Lorene

    During the 1830s, the slavery issue was heating up and sides were moving further apart. Martin Van Buren’s inaugural address …
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  2. Monroe

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    September 18, 2013 by Lorene

    James Monroe assumed more public posts than any American in history. He was a state legislator, U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, …
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  3. UVA

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    July 14, 2013 by Lorene

    Thomas Jefferson was of course responsible for creating the University of Virginia. He drew the plans for the campus, the …
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  4. Madison and Slavery

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    July 13, 2013 by Lorene

    None of the founding fathers did much about slavery. Most of them claimed to abhor it while they not only …
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  5. Madison’s Inauguration

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    May 29, 2013 by Lorene

    March 4, 1809, was a beautiful spring day for Madison’s inauguration. His inaugural address was less than ten minutes and …
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  6. Patronage

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    May 17, 2013 by Lorene

    With Thomas Jefferson as President and James Madison as Secretary of State, their many friends and supporters began asking for …
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  7. James Madison, MLIS? Part 2

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    December 18, 2012 by Lorene

    In January, 1783, Madison and Jefferson spent a lot of time looking at book catalogues (AKA reader’s advisory publications.) Congress …
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