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Thomas Jefferson Quiz

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Thomas Jefferson is perhaps most famous for which of the following accomplishments?
Outlawing slavery in the United States.
Leading America throughout the War of 1812.
Writing the Declaration of Independence.
Becoming the first President of the United States of America.

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Which state was Thomas Jefferson's home state which influenced much of his politics?
Georgia
Rhode Island
Virginia
Massachusetts

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Thomas Jefferson was which of the following?
The first Secretary of State of the U.S.A.
The first Secretary of the Interior of the U.S.A.
The first Secretary of Defense of the U.S.A.
The first Secretary of Education of the U.S.A.

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In 1785, Jefferson was named minister of America to what other nation to which he had cultural ties?
Prussia
Portugal
Spain
France

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Thomas Jefferson served as Vice President under what President of the U.S.A.?
George Washington
James Madison
John Adams
James Monroe

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What is the name of Thomas Jefferson's famous estate?
Mount Vernon
Monticello
Rigemont
Blank Rock

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One of the more controversial elements of Jefferson's life was his affair with his slave. What was her name?
Luanne McHale
Nina Heart
Rebecca Smith
Sally Hemmings

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What number of President of the United States was Jefferson sequentially?
1st
2nd
3rd
4th

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One of Jefferson's major accomplishments as President was organizing the Louisiana Purchase from what French ruler?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Maximilian Robespierre
Louis XVI
Louis XIV

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Jefferson is credited with being one of the founding members of what political party?
The Federalist Party
The Democratic-Republican Party
The Agrarian Party
The Nightingale Party

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Jefferson nullified what piece of Adams-era legislation which limited a citizen's right to criticize their government?
The Iron Hand Acts
The Alien and Sedition Acts
The Naturalistic Laws
The Perfect Patriotism Acts

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Jefferson signed an act prohibiting the import of slaves in what year?
1800
1804
1807
1810

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Another major event in Jefferson's presidency occurred when the British ship H.M.S. Leopard fired upon what American vessel causing an international incident?
U.S.S. Chesapeake
U.S.S. Plymouth
U.S.S. Jamestown
U.S.S. Georgetown

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