Weegy: All things considered the answer would seem to be C. Although he did not in fact retire it, it was one of the goals of his term to do so.
A is entirely incorrect because that legislation fell out of usage in 1801. [ B is wrong because that would not only have raised the debt, but also increased the government which Jefferson was opposed to. And D fails to be true for the same reason(s). Therefore the only correct answer is C.
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