The election of Thomas Jefferson in 1800 was one of the most major turning points for America. America was only an official country for 24 years and we were about to make some of the most important decisions that would affect us to this day. Thomas Jeffersons economic view that farmers were the most productive and trustworthy citizens, yet recognized that we needed a machine-based economy along with Albert Gallatin issuing the, “Report on Roads and Canals,” leading to the creation of a national road were both big contributions to the American economy at that present time. Along with the Louisiana Purchase from France and Lewis and Clarke Expedition were two huge factors in the way America’s geography would turn out to this present day, along with helping the economy drastically.
The election of Thomas Jefferson was on of the best things that has ever happened in American history, the economic benefits to his election was his philosophy that farmers were the most productive and trustworthy citizens, but recognizing that a machine-based manufacturing economy was necessary and Albert Gallatin issuing the, “Report on Roads and Canals,” leading to the creation of a national road were both big contributions to the American economy at that present time. Jeffersons philosophy that farmers are the most dependable people is still true event to this day. Jefferson recognized that farmers were the most hardworking people in America and if he was able to educate them he could be confident in them holding a lot of the power in government. Jefferson also realized that to have an advanced country he needed a machine-based manufacturing economy, Jefferson realized that the people that ran these companies were very greedy and unlike farmers would make decisions that would benefit there small group if given the opportunity. The creation of a national road was a huge advancement for the economic system in America, because of this were were able to navigate out west easier, thus...
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