Thomas Jefferson

by- Victoria Castaneda

Main points

Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president (1801-09). He was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.

The Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase (1803) was a land deal between the United States and France, in which the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15 million.

Financial Issues

Cut the national budget , eliminated the whiskey reduced the national debt by 1\3