Thomas Jefferson Is A Hero

McKenzie Rodriguez Period 7

Reasons:

1.The Embargo Act- Jefferson halted all American Commerce with foreign countries in an effort to harm the economy of Britain and France so they would stop interfering with American shipping.

2.The Non-Intercourse Act-It restricted trade with foreign countries, in this case just France and Britain in an effort to use trade relations to stop Britain and France from seizing American ships.

3.Louisiana Purchase- Jefferson bought the entire Louisiana territory for $15 million, it doubled the size of the U.S.

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People trying to take his money away like they were taking his ships. They were stopping his ships because they did not want him to trade and bring back more money to the U.S.