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  • Term


    A tax imposed by a government on goods or services imported from another country

  • Term


    An agreement or arrangement made by negotiation; a contract in writing between two or more political authorities such as sovereign states, formally signed by authorized representatives, and usually approved by the legislature of the state.

  • People

    Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson was born in the British colony of Virginia to an influential planter. After studying the liberal arts at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, he entered a law office and then the Virginia House of Burgesses, distinguishing himself through his written eloquence. In June 1775, Jefferson was elected…