Thomas Jefferson and slavery by:Mac Sanders
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Why did he need slaves? What were his accomplishments? Why was he the father of democracy ? These are some of the many questions asked about Thomas Jefferson I will answer them
Why did Thomas Jefferson need slaves??!! Thomas Jefferson was one of the wealthiest slave owners in the world. Jefferson had over 200 slaves. He needed them to help run Monticello. He also used them to take care of the plantation. In case you don't know who or what Monticello is, it's Thomas Jefferson's house. He is the one who gave it that name.