Fun Fact: The President Who Made Voting Legal For All Free Men

Fun facts about Thomas Jefferson

While he didn’t technically do it himself, Thomas Jefferson didn’t agree with the idea of only letting white owners of property vote in elections. It was a common viewpoint in his Democratic-Republican Party and by 1824, only three states had it as a requirement.

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