Agriculture vs. Manufacturing
"We ARE the people"
1. Jefferson believed that the U.S should be primarily agriculture so the country could sustain itself.
2. Jefferson argued that agriculture kept the symbol of America's independence.
3. He said that "Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God."
Primary Source #1: "Cultivators are the most valuable citizens...they are tied to their country." This quote shows significance to my issue because it shows that farming is the best for our country.
Primary Source #2: Agriculture ...is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness." The source is significant to my issue because it says how agriculture will lead the country to success.