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    Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin Friendship

    Philipp Ziesche, associate editor at Yale University’s Papers of Benjamin Franklin project, talked about the friendship between Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello…

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    Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson in Conversation

    Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello hosted a conversation between Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson as portrayed by Bill Robling and Bill Barker. They revisited their lifelong association,…

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    Jefferson, Lafayette and the French Revolution

    Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette -- portrayed by Monticello’s Bill Barker and Colonial Williamsburg’s Mark Schneider-- discussed the French Revolution, the alliance between…

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    The Civil War of 1812

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Talyor presents a history of the War of 1812. Mr. Taylor recalls the over two-year war between America and Britain that ended in a stalemate but established a…

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    Slavery at Historic Sites

    Panelists talked about how slavery is represented and reconstructed at places like Thomas Jefferson’s estate, Monticello, and James Monroe’s home, Ash Lawn-Highland. They also discussed the…

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    Thomas Jefferson and the American West

    This event, held at Thomas Jefferson’s home, ‘Monticello’ in Charlottesville ,VA. featured John Logan Allen, Geography Professor, Univ. of Connecticut Mr.Allen talked about the role President…

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    Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commencement

    On January 18, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson sent a letter to Congress asking it to fund the exploration of the western part of the continent. Thus began a three-year journey which took…

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