Table of Contents: Jul. 5, 2004

COVER

THOMAS JEFFERSON

REVOLUTIONARY THINKER Father of independence, owner of slaves: The values and contradictions of a brilliant Founding Father 46

WHERE HIS HEART WAS How Monticello mirrored its master 54

THE BARBARY WARS Fighting the nation's first battle against terrorism 56

NOT SO NEIGHBORLY: Failing to support Haiti's revolution 61

CHURCH AND STATE For Jefferson, politics was no place for religion 62

A CONTESTED LEGACY The family feud that splits his descendants 64

PUTTING LIMITS ON LIBERTY: Jefferson's thoughts on race 69

FOUNDING FOES Why the rivalry between Jefferson and Hamilton lives on 72

AN 18TH CENTURY PATRIOT ACT: The...

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