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Why did Jefferson choose to pass the Embargo Act instead of declaring war on England? A) It would be treason to declare war. B) Jefferson was loyal to King George III. C) He wanted
to try and find a peaceful solution. D) The American people approved of the practice of impressment.
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User: Why did Jefferson choose to pass the Embargo Act instead of declaring war on England? A) It would be treason to declare war. B) Jefferson was loyal to King George III. C) He wanted to try and find a peaceful solution. D) The American people approved of the practice of impressment.

Weegy: C- Thomas Jefferson being the genius he was realized that war was a lost cause in that America would lose miserably. Also he thought to the long run. Thomas Jefferson was at heart in favor of agriculture, but in mind he favored industry. [ Passing the Embargo Act of 1807 allowed America to slowly but surely become self-sufficient. Before this America was dependent on European goods. ]
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User: Why didn't Jefferson run for a third term as president? A) He was not very popular with the people. B) The Republicans would not support him. C) He wanted to travel the world. D) He followed the precedent set by George Washington

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The war with Tripoli lasted about 5 years.
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