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repeal of Whiskey tax - small government Alien and Sedition Acts out of date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