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Syllabus Historical Inquiry Survey
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Thomas Jefferson
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“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” - Declaration of Independence
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Monticello
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Syllabus Historical Inquiry Survey
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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) (wife Martha) Sally Hemings c. 1773-1835
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Evidence Strong? Weak? James Callender (1802)
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Evidence Strong? Weak? James Callender (1802) Madison Hemings (1873)
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Fawn Brodie, Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate Biography (1974)
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Evidence Strong? Weak? James Callender Madison Hemings Fawn Brodie “mulatto” money spent no denial timing (9 months) special treatment
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Unformatted text preview: The history and writings of Jefferson evidence a consistent moral integrity and honesty throughout his life. It is a moral certainty that he did not father children with Sally Hemings. Based on six years studying Jefferson, I believe his deepest sensual urges were directed at buildings rather than women. Evidence Strong? Weak? James Callender Madison Hemings Faye Brodie mulatto money spent no denial timing (9 months) special treatment character Evidence Strong? Weak? James Callender Madison Hemings Faye Brodie mulatto money spent no denial timing (9 months) special treatment character DNA Syllabus Historical Inquiry Survey...
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