idealized agriculture - need for expansion
Louisiana Purchase - from France
stance on slaveholding: spoke out against slavery in his early years - grew more and more conservative, maintain his lifestyle - "wolf by the ears"
to prevent slave revolt - diffusion
Sally Hemings - slave woman who mothered several of Jefferson's children
repeal of Whiskey tax - small government Alien and Sedition Acts out of date
Foreign Affairs: Embargo Acts = British impressment