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Unformatted text preview: • Wrote Act for Establishing Religious Freedom • Wrote Notes on the State of Virginia • Commissioner, then minister, to France (1784-89) • Secretary of State under Washington (1790-1794) • Vice-President under John Adams (1797-1801) • President (1801-1809). Jefferson as an Enlightenment Man • Public Service • Rationality (Declaration of Independence, Statute for Religious Freedom) • Science and Discovery (Notes on the State of Virginia , Lewis and Clark) • History and Aesthetics (Monticello, University of Virginia) Jefferson as a Contradictory Figure • Slaveholder who declared “All Men are Created Equal” • Devoted husband and father who had long-term relationship with enslaved woman, Sally Hemings and fathered her children • Believer in change and innovation who helped create long-term American institutions Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom Notes on the State of Virginia , 1785 Monticello University of Virginia...
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