Facts in Five

Jefferson’s Presidency by the numbers National debt in 1801- $112 million  Percentage of budget Jefferson designated to pay the debt- 78% The population of the US in 1801 was 5, 305, 982  – 893, 605 were slaves The United States paid $15 million for the Louisiana territory in 1803-  Equivalent to $233 million today TheContinue reading “Facts in Five”