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Thomas Jefferson
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Benjamin Franklin
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GHFOAT: Thomas Jefferson vs. Benjamin Franklin

Postby VaderFin » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:15 pm

Great Eight match up featuring Politics #1 seed Thomas Jefferson vs. #3 Benjamin Franklin. Battle of the Americans. Voting ends Friday at 8pm EST.


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Thomas Jefferson
* Third President of the United States (served two terms)
* Author of the Declaration of Independence
* Author of the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions advocating limits on the Federal Government's abuse of States' rights
* America's first Secretary of State under George Washington
* First to propose separation of Church and State
* Responsible for the Louisiana Purchase which (at the time) more than doubled the size of the U.S.
* Ordered the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804
* An accomplished Architect, Author, Inventor, Archeologist and primary donor of the Presidential Library
* Currently featured on the Nickel and $2 bill


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Benjamin Franklin
* One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America
* Hailed by Historians as "The First American"
* U.S. Ambassador to France during the Revolution - secured French assistance necessary to win the war
* U.S. "Agent" in Britain prior to the Revolution - Defining America to Europeans during nation's infancy
* Published "Poor Richard's Almanack" and the "Pennsylvania Gazette"
* Convinced the British Parliament to repeal the much-hated Stamp Act
* Credited with creating the relationship between France and America
* Invented the Lightning Rod, used on every major building in the world today
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Postby The Balanced Man » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:18 pm

Went with Jefferson.
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Postby VaderFin » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:19 pm

I prefer Jefferson over Franklin.
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Postby UTLonghorns » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:24 pm

Toughie, when with Jefferson.
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Postby Nilmerf » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:40 pm

If you think about all the men who have ever lived on earth this is a pretty weak competition.
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Postby jayday » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:09 pm

Nilmerf wrote:If you think about all the men who have ever lived on earth this is a pretty weak competition.

Yup...agreed...

Went with TJ...Where would we be without that Louisiana Purchase?
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Postby TN_Titans_05 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:13 pm

Another pretty easy decisino.....went with TJ! ;-D
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Postby knapplc » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:14 pm

Nilmerf wrote:If you think about all the men who have ever lived on earth this is a pretty weak competition.

Yep. Agreed. This is the one bracket that is really showing our bias. Well, this and Religion. ;-)
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Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:24 pm

Looks like TJ's going to the finals rather easily.
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Postby knapplc » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:25 pm

Dr. Duran Duran wrote:Looks like TJ's going to the finals rather easily.

This turned out to be a weak bracket. He'll get dusted by whoever he faces in the Final Four. Write his FF competitor a ticket to the Finals as soon as the contest is announced.
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