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Big Picture How suited would a philosopher be to serve as president? What are the best qualifications or background for a person seeking the office? Business? Military? Law? Education? Farming? What were Jefferson's most significant achievements prior to being elected president? Would these get him elected today? If he ran today, what would his opponent emphasize while campaigning against him? Did the country need a "re-revolution" in 1800? How accurate was Jefferson's assessment of the state of affairs?