United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Jefferson's Ideas

When President Kennedy hosted a group of Nobel Prize winners, he observed
"This is the most extraordinary collection of talent... that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone."
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131441:

Which of the following was not a view held by Thomas Jefferson?

A) each generation should remake its own laws to keep democracy fresh
B) independent newspapers were vital to the existence of a democracy
C) the federal government's authority should not be challenged by states or individuals
D) public education should be available to citizens
E) strong local governments were essential elements of a democratic republic

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