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Thomas Jefferson Portrait by Rembrandt Peale

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Seventy-two naturalized immigrants proudly held their hands over their hearts at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and pledged allegiance to America amid cheers from U.S. citizens who welcomed them. (Jeffery Scott Shapiro/The Washington Times)

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Seventy-two naturalized immigrants proudly held their hands over their hearts at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and pledged allegiance to America amid cheers from U.S. citizens who welcomed them. (Jeffrey Scott Shapiro/The Washington Times)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, APRIL 12 AND THEREAFTER - In this March 25, 2014, photo, eighth-grader Lauryn Layette clings to a squirming pig as principal Nate Sheppard prepares to kiss it during an assembly at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Decatur, Ill. Thomas Jefferson students who were on time every day of ISAT testing were rewarded by getting to watch their principal pucker up to the pig. (AP Photo/Herald & Review, Jim Bowling)

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This undated file photo provided by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello shows the 1789 bust of Thomas Jefferson, by Jean Antoine Houdon. Jefferson's Monticello will offer many remembrances of his years in France when President Francois Hollande and President Barack Obama visit Monticello on Monday, Feb. 10. (AP Photo/Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello, Edward Owen)

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Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, is bathed in morning light in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Jefferson's Monticello will offer many remembrances of his years in France when President Francois Hollande and President Barack Obama visit Monticello on Monday, Feb. 10. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, is bathed in morning light in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Jefferson's Monticello will offer many remembrances of his years in France when President Francois Hollande and President Barack Obama visit Monticello on Monday, Feb. 10. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)thanks.

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Leslie Greene Bowman president and CEO of the Thomas Jefferson foundation, poses along the south terrace near the kitchen of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Jefferson's Monticello will offer many remembrances of his years in France when President Francois Hollande and President Barack Obama visit Monticello on Monday, Feb. 10. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)thanks.

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Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, is bathed in morning light in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Jefferson's Monticello will offer many remembrances of his years in France when President Francois Hollande and President Barack Obama visit Monticello on Monday, Feb. 10. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)thanks.

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Leslie Greene Bowman, president and CEO of the Thomas Jefferson foundation, poses outside Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Jefferson's Monticello will offer many remembrances of his years in France when President Francois Hollande and President Barack Obama visit Monticello on Monday, Feb. 10. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)thanks.