Asked Oct 1, 2019

How did Jefferson contribute to public policy regarding the distribution of public lands?


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Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer as well as a prominent personality who served as the third president of the US, second vice president of US and also known for his authorship in the declaration of independence. The important contribution that Jefferson provided to the US public policy is regarding the distribution of the public lands.

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Jefferson's plan embodied revolutionary idealism and faith in frontier democracy. The ordinance regarding the public land by Jefferson demanded the congress for the creation of ten separate states. The ordinance included 5 important articles such as the divis...

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