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    Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Albermarle County, Virginia. He was born in a simple four-room house in Shadwell, Virginia, what is now Monticello. His father, Peter Jefferson, was a planter who was a bright, brave, and strong man. His mother was a very gentle lady. She was boring under one of the most distinguished families in the area. His family had prospered since the first Jefferson arrived in America from Whales in 1612. Soon after Jefferson’s birth, the French and British began

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    Thomas Jefferson He is best remembered as a great president and as the author of the Declaration of Independence. He also won lasting fame as a diplomat, a political thinker, and a founder of the Democratic Party. Jefferson's interests and talents covered an amazing range. He became one of the leading American architects of his time and designed the Virginia Capitol, the University of Virginia, and his own home, Monticello. He greatly appreciated art and music and tried to encourage their

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    the family of nations that preaches men are created to be equal. This notion is expressed in Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence. Though in the past Jefferson was seen as the greatest founder of the United States, today his more unknown attributes in the nation have come to be a topic of discussion, making a debatable conversation about the concept of presentism arise. Today, Thomas Jefferson is examined and evaluated from many different perspectives of his career during his lifetime in

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    however, there was a red-haired Virginian who was less than intimidating yet more literate and educated; he was credited for driving the nail in our retaliation against Britain’s lack of representation against the colonists. This man’s name was Thomas Jefferson, a historical figure who wasn’t expected to accomplish much based on his modesty; however, he achieved so many successful pursuits in which the most notable contributions will be included in the following main points: His general background/upbringings

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    Thomas Jefferson was a very influential person and leader in the development of what is modern-day United States. He was a writer, lawyer, and president. He’s one of the well-known figures in U.S history. If you ever seen a twenty dollar bill, Jefferson’s face is printed in the front. Jefferson is known for his estate which is called Monticello and it means “Little Mountain” in Italian. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Virginia. When he was 2 years old his father died and he inherited

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    that I read is Thomas Jefferson by Norman K. Risjord. This book was published in 1994. The biography I read was Thomas Jefferson and it was very enlightening and informative. The story began in Shadwell, Virginia where Thomas Jefferson was born in 1743 and raised until he was approximately 18. Thomas Jefferson’s parents were well off, but his father died when Thomas was 14. When Jefferson was 17 years old, he got permission to attend the College of William and Mary. Thomas Jefferson did many things

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    Who is Thomas Jefferson? Matthew Backlin United States History 1 A CP October 18, 2015 Who was Thomas Jefferson? Most people just think of him as the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence or just one of our many presidents. That’s not the case. Jefferson was more than that, He was a very intelligent man and a loving father and grandfather. Thomas Jefferson was also an inventor and one of the most significant men in the history of making America

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    Who was Thomas Jefferson? Thomas Jefferson was Born on April 13th, 1743 in Shadwell Virginia. His mother Jane Randolph, was from a rich and wealthy family of scottish descent. Thomas´s father Peter Jefferson, was from a humble family and grew up to make a living off of farming. Back then times could be tough for a financial well family like the Jefferson's. Thomas Jefferson's father died early on, at 14 years old Thomas tried his best to fill his father's shoes. Thankfully a good family friend

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    Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was the Governor of Virginia in 1779 to 1781. He was involved in the first two United States presidencies, serving as a Secretary of State for George Washington and John Adams. Thomas Jefferson was a lawyer in the Virginia House of Burgesses and in 1800 he was elected president. He wrote the Declaration of Independence and made many improvements to the judicial and educational system in Virginia

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    Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, in Shadwell, Virginia. His mom came out of royalty from a Scottish family and his Dad was a successful farmer. He was the third born out of ten siblings. As a child Thomas Jefferson loved to play in the woods, Practice violin, and read. At age nine he went to a local private school and was taught Greek and Latin language. At age 14 he went back to school and study classical languages and he also studied Literature, and math. He went to

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