Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book

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Thomas Jefferson, Edwin Morris Betts
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 762 pages
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"I am going to Virginia," Jefferson wrote late in 1793. "I am then to be liberated from the hated occupations of politics, and to remain in the bosom of my family, my farm, and my books." Although Jefferson's liberation from public life was to prove tempo

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TThomas Jefferson (T.Jefferson) was a vile barbarian. He was a huge part of enslaving humans (opposite of barbarians)and using his perceived “power” dynamics which he so freely discussed which was nothing but pure manipulation and cowardly tactics to dehumanize people. He was an ill parasite, much like a cancer, planted in the world to build a nation by using other humans while establishing laws to keep them enslaved for the necessities of the frivolous, delusional, lazy whites of the world. Yes, the world. T. Jefferson was not a hero of any sort.
He knew nothing of implementing innovations of farming. He was innately incapable of this knowledge. What he was capable of dong he did in great form. He used enslaved Africans to create such things as horizontal plowing and crop rotation. Rest assured that these were growing methods that African’s have used since Ancient Kemet prior to the Europeans destruction and arrogance of coming to African. These agricultural “innovations” as they are called were taught by Africans. Review information from Kemet in order to gain this knowledge. He behaved as if the seeds magically appeared. Magically planted and appeared in his guts.
In no way does this begin to shed light on the life of enslaved humans. It simply briefs over some areas of the mundane day as a prisoner. The more demoralized acts there were formed to endure daily by the primitive captures were not provided. The rapes (both females and males) or all sorts, physical abusive of beatings, sodamy of all (men, women and children), forcing African women to kill children they created after rapes, selling families, demasclinating men, killing those they viewed as “weak”, allowing all forms of experimentation to occur on people, not allowing people to go or act freely with their daily lives, acting as if they were the creator has not been reviewed.
Overall he was a hypocrite and overall fraud. “We hold true that all men were created equal…etc .” He can never speak of being a man, nor human.
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Politician, philosopher, farmer, architect, and author, Jefferson was born to Peter and Jane Randolph Jefferson on April 13, 1743, in Tuckahoe, Virginia. As Jefferson observed in his autobiography, his parents could "trace their pedigree far back in England and Scotland." At the age of 16, Thomas Jefferson entered William and Mary College; at age 24, Jefferson was admitted to the bar; at 25, he was elected to the Virginia Assembly. Renowned for his political contributions to the American colonies, and later, to the embryonic Republic, Jefferson published in 1774 A Summary View of the Rights of British America, celebrating the inalienable natural rights claimed by the colonialists. In 1775 Jefferson was elected to the Continental Congress; in 1776 he joined the five-person committee responsible for drafting the Declaration of Independence---a document that is widely regarded as being largely Jefferson's own work. In 1779 Jefferson was elected governor of the state of Virginia, and in subsequent years he distinguished himself both as a cosmopolitan international politician and as a man committed to the future of Virginia. In 1789 he was appointed U.S. secretary of state, in 1797 he served as vice president under President John Adams, and in 1801 he was elected third president of the United States. Jefferson's literary career was no less stellar than his political accomplishments. He authored tracts and books on such diverse subjects as gardening, the life of Jesus, the history of Virginia, and the practices of farming. The precise descriptions of nature that inform his Notes on the State of Virginia (1787) are frequently credited with foreshadowing the Hudson River school of aesthetics. Thomas Jefferson died on the fourth of July. His grave marker, engraved with words of his own choosing, states, "Here lies Thomas Jefferson, Author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom and Father of the University of Virginia.

Edwin Morris Betts (1892-1958) was professor of biology at the University of Virginia for thirty-one years. He first became interested in Jefferson's gardening and farming pursuits while studying the trees Jefferson imported from abroad for planting on the grounds of the University. His scholarly legacy also includes his editing ofThomas Jefferson's Garden Book.

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