American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time)

Episode 289: Thomas Jefferson: “Summary of the Rights of British America”/”Notes on the State of Virginia” (Part 1)

February 8, 2019

In this episode, I look at "Summary of the Rights of British America" by Thomas Jefferson. I also jump into the first half of "Notes on the State of Virginia". So let's begin exploring his political ideas as well as what his thoughts on science, nature, the "Columbian Exchange" and Native Americans.