Thomas Jefferson believed strongly in religious freedom and the separation of church and state. While President, Jefferson was accused of being a non-believer and an atheist


Self-sufficiency, self-government and individual responsibility were in the Jeffersonian worldview among the most important ideals that formed the basis of the American Revolution.

Notes on the State of Virginia is both a compilation of data by Jefferson about the state’s natural resources and economy and his vigorous argument about the nature of the good society, which he believed to be incarnated by Virginia.