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What did Thomas Jefferson do to America?

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Since this question asks what Thomas Jefferson did “to” America and not what he did “for” America, I would say that the best answer is that Jefferson more than doubled the size of the United States.

If we asked what Jefferson did for America, we would be more likely to look at things like his role in writing the Declaration of Independence or the things that...

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