What Good Can It Come from Revealing Thomas Jefferson Character Flaws

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WHAT GOOD CAN IT COME FROM REVEALING THOMAS JEFFERSON CHARACTER FLAWS Thomas Jefferson was a Renaissance man. He was not only the author of the Declaration of Independence, but of some 20,000 letters and essays. He was the country's first secretary of state, governor of Virginia, vice president, a two-term president and the founder of the University of Virginia, and he was also a historian, philosopher, and an architect. He was also the author of the Declaration of Independence, and he wrote, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…" This quote is very controversial because he was against slavery but he was also a slave holder, he owned almost 200 slaves and he even had an affair with one of them. I believe that Jefferson contributions to the country are greater than his character flaws and I also believe that no good can come from revealing them. He was the founder of our country and also helped shaped the country so we can be where we are right now. Regarding slavery, I believe that Jefferson knew it was wrong but maybe he didn’t know what to do about it at the time, He didn’t have enough power to stop it so he had to live with it knowing it was wrong and immoral, and He also proposed a bill to stop slavery but it was not approved. Thomas Jefferson is the author of the Declaration of American independence. That is how is written on his tombstone and it should be remember that way, like a hero. I also believe by us talking about his character flaws it wouldn’t be fair for him because he is not present to defend himself or to even listen to his side of the argument. No one is perfect, people in general have flaws and doesn’t determine the time of person they are or will become, Jefferson should be remember for his accomplishments and all the good he did this
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