Thomas Jefferson - Vice-President

Thomas Jefferson - Vice-President Philosophy American History American Presidents Government Law and Politics

Thomas Jefferson was America's second Vice President.  He believed that a strong federal government could become problematic for the American people and the several states.

Jefferson was Adams' Vice-President.  The two men, who had formerly seen eye-to-eye on issues like the Declaration of Independence, no longer agreed on the best approach to government when they filled America's two highest federal offices.

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