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Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, foundedthe University of Virginia, was the author of the "Notes on theStates of Virginia", the "The Life and Morals of Jesus ofNazareth", and the "Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom", was amember of the Continental Congress, a member of the… VirginiaLegislature, and wrote the "Necessity of Taking Up Arms," in1775. . He helped Patrick Henry persuade James Madison to make the Billof Rights. He graduated from the College of William and Mary with adegree in law, and was the first secretary of state under GeorgeWashington's first term. He was John Adams' vice-president, and wasPresident from 1801-1809. . In his first term of presidency Jefferson bought the LouisianaPurchase from France, doubling the size of the US. Jefferson sentMeriwether Lewis and William Clark on a quest to find the PacificOcean in 1804-1805. Jefferson also invented the moldboard plow,which was a great improvement on the already standard farming plow;the wheel cipher, and developed his own design on the concept ofthe spherical sundial. (MORE)
1743-born on April 13 1757-father dies 1772-marries Martha Wayles Skelton 1774-daughter Jane is born 1775-daughter Jane dies 1776-signs the Declaration of Independence 1778-daughter Mary is born 1780-daughter Lucy is born 1781-daughter Lucy dies 1782-daughter Lucy is born 1782-wife Martha dies 1785-…daughter Lucy dies 1797-becomes vice president 1801-becomes the 3rd president of the United States 1804-reelected president 1809-leaves the White House 1826-dies on July 4 (MORE)
Expansion and settlement. Jefferson founded the corps of discovery(lewis and clark) to settle the lands gained though the Louisana Purchase
Thomas Jefferson was born, grew up, went to college and died in Virginia. He Jefferson was born in Shadwell, Virginia, and later lived on his estate called Monticello, near Charlottesville.
Before he became president he was a planter, lawyer, writer, philosopher, scientist, and a architect. he was the author of the declaration of independence and he became the third president of the United States in 1801.
He wanted to but was in so much debt from importing rich Europeanfood that he couldn't afford it. Slaves were property and weretherefore worth money; if he released them, he would be giving awaywhat wasn't his to give away [not his money]. Also, he thought itwas cruel to release them to the streets …as they had becomedependent on him. Some say he planned to sign the freedom papersbefore his death, but he died too quickly. (MORE)
The Sons of Liberty was a secret organization that was guilty ofacts of treason against the British Crown. For that reason, therewere no records of the membership, but it is widely believed thatThomas Jefferson, along with Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, and PaulRevere were members of the Sons of Liber…ty. (MORE)
Thomas Jefferson went to school at the College of William and Maryin Virginia. He was 16 years old when he started college.
Thomas Jefferson was very intelligent, determined, happy,polite, industrious, and hard working. He had perseverance,ingenuity, audacity, and he was a great dreamer. He was described by turns asJEFF!!!!!!!!!!!! . courteous but reserved, sensitive and perceptive, even-temperedand relaxed, seeming shy… and even aloof to some. In addition, hewas eloquent as a correspondent, but was no public speaker. Infact, he was known as the "silent member" of the Congress. (MORE)
Ya! his teeth were kind of brown. they didn't have much dental care around that time. so yes. i must go now. tata, tuteloo, cherio!,ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm..................bye!!!!
Thomas Jefferson enjoyed reading books, and doing a variety of things an average kid would do. Play on playgrounds ,explore etc. One thing we know is that TJ (Thomas Jefferson) enjoyed rummaging through vineyards, later on in life he enjoyed tasting and drinking wine.
historians are not quite sure why Jefferson didn't set his slaves free. he inherited slaves from various people including his father, but Jefferson knew that slavery was wrong. so your question is a good one... why did he continue to own slaves? some people have suggested that thomas Jefferson tho…ught that setting his slaves free would only make them subject to re-enslavement by someone else. The next person who owned them might end up being very harsh to them. So why did he relly keep them though? No one really knows for sure. > I would say rather, that Jefferson was a man of his time, and as such was a white supremacist. Jefferson speaks extensively on his feelings (and they are just that, and in no way scholarly or scientific) about the "races" or "species" of man in his "Notes on The State of Virginia"(1781). He states that, "...never yet could I find that a black had uttered a thought above the level of plain narration..."(266) He goes on to bash and attempt to discredit Black artists of the time Ignatius Sancho and Phyllis Wheately. He goes on to make asinine comparisons between American Slavery and Ancient Roman Slavery, and the intellectual and artistic development of Free whites and enslaved Blacks before eventually concluding, "...as a suspicion only, that the blacks, whether originally a distinct race, or made distinct by time and circumstances, are inferior to the whites in endowments both of body and mind" (270). And why would he keep his inherited slaves? Well, he goes on to say that, "This unfortunate difference of colour, and perhaps of faculty, is a powerful obstacle to the emancipation of these people" (270). And all of this was written several years before Jefferson impregnated his slave girl Sally Hemings (about 16 at the time). Inherited from Jefferson's wife Martha , Sally and Martha are said to have been half-sisters (i.e. Martha's dad enjoyed sex with his slaves as well). Their children, remained his slaves into adulthood as did Sally who wasn't freed until after Jefferson's death in 1826. So Thomas Jefferson is a founding father, and known as a great thinker and proponent of liberty, however, a closer look at his life reveals that he was FAR from perfect, and like many white Americans (and Europeans) of his time did not believe that non-whites were equal to whites. (MORE)
Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd president of the United States. He hadwhite curly hair and had a lean body type.
who cares about this stupid answer but the answer is is that people singed the Declaration of Independence becaus they believed in it and about 24 people signed it
he was the third president . he also wrote the declaration of independence . was in the house of burgesses . founded the university of virgina . and purchased Louisiana from the french Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Thomas_Jefferson's_life#ixzz27zzuYHbO
From January 1, 1772 to September 6, 1782, when she died,Jefferson was married to Martha Wayles Skelton.
Thomas Jefferson's DNA was never testing. It has been alleged thatThomas Jefferson fathered several children from the slaves heowned.
There are more but the only two I can think of right now are Benjamin Franklin and his(Jefferson's) law teacher George Wythe
France as it was transfered to France from Spain and later bought by the US.
Federalist paper #84 Here, in strictness, the people surrendernothing; and as they retain every thing they have no need ofparticular reservations. "WE, THE PEOPLE of the United States, tosecure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, doORDAIN and ESTABLISH this Constitution for the …United States ofAmerica." Here is a better recognition of popular rights, thanvolumes of those aphorisms which make the principal figure inseveral of our State bills of rights, and which would sound muchbetter in a treatise of ethics than in a constitution ofgovernment. Amendment X The powers not delegated to theUnited States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to thestates, are reserved to the states respectively, or to thepeople. American civil government was founded on atrinity of legal spheres of action, the Federal the states and thePeople Ourselves. The things that the people can freely do whilegoing about their liberties are secured to the legal federal voiceof the People Ourselves a 3/4 majority of conventions of the peoplein each of our several states. Amendment XIV section 1 ... No state shallmake or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges orimmunities of the citizens of the United States;... Amendment IX the enumeration in theConstitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny ordisparage the others retained by the people. Edited by Thomas D Jones Speaker for thePeople Chair in the US Congress (reclaimed) (MORE)
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was a Virginia planter, politician,and Founding Father of the US. He was the primary author of theDeclaration of Independence in 1776, and the first US ambassador toFrance. He was later elected the 3rd President of the US. He hadsix children with his wife Martha Skelton …Jefferson and possiblyfathered one or more of the six children of the slave Betty Hemings(who was 3/4 white and his wife's half-sister). (MORE)
when thomas Jefferson said "that all men are created equal" he meant that all mankind was created equal.
Yes. He was called Tom. Tommy. Mr. Jefferson. Jefferson. And as people today refer him as Tom J.
Thomas Jefferson's presidency initiated the quarter-century rule ofthe "Virginia Dynasty" (1801-1825), including the presidencies ofloyal Jeffersonians James Madison (1809-1817) and James Monroe(1817-1825). As the center of political gravity shifted southwardwith the Republican ascendancy, the party… gained new strength tothe north, progressively marginalizing Federalists as an effectivenational opposition party. But the founders' fantasy offaction-free politics was not to be fulfilled. Emerging splitsamong Republicans themselves pitted orthodox, strictconstructionist "Old Republicans" against "National Republicans"who favored a more positive and activist (according to critics,Hamiltonian) conception of federal power. Quarrels amongJeffersonian-Republicans foreshadowed the division betweenJacksonian Democrats, self-proclaimed legatees of Jeffersonianorthodoxy, and Whigs who promoted a neo-Federalist, NationalRepublican policy agenda while warning against "King Andrew's"dangerous consolidation of authority. (MORE)
All three men were credited with not only writing and composing various Broadway musicals, but also occassionally starring in their very own Broadway productions during their presidential terms in office.
well Tomas pain was a man that was not afraid to to speak his mind he wrote lots of articles and pamplets stating that he did not believe trhat the british should rule them.
No nor slaves. Women didn't have rights in Jefferson's time. They couldn't own land, have a bank account, go to college, and vote. It won't be until the 1920's that women will get the right to vote and in many cases women won't be able to many jobs until recently. A good example of this is women in …the military. The first woman figher pilot was in the last 5 years or so. (MORE)
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, a principle author of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States. He was also a tobacco planter and life-long slave owner. President #5 - jeffeRson
Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States. He did a lot of things. 1) Bought the Louisiana Territory. 2) Sent Louis and Clark on their expedition. 3) Was governor of VA 4) Was a member of the VA HOUSE OF BURGESSES. 5) Wrote the VA Statute for Religious Freedoms. 6) Was minister t…o France 7) Wrote the Declaration of Independence. 8) Was Secretary of State under George Washington 8) Was Vice President Under John Adams. There's a lot more.... I know a lot about him because I did a report on him in 4th Grade. Hope this was helpful. Lobsterrolls1971 (MORE)
What did Thomas Jefferson mean when he wrote all differences of opinion are not necessarily differences of principle?
"I'm a patriot. I support the invasion of Iraq. Therefore people against the invasion of Iraq aren't patriots." Two patriots both equally intent on acting in the best interest of their peoples and country disagree with each other as to how to go about that. The difference in opinion doesn't automat…ically equate to one not really being a patriot. Jefferson and Madison founded the Democratic-Republican Party, which is still on operation today for all it appears to have split in two, and their intent was to bridge the differences between the original federalists and anti-federalists. Because the differences in their opinions weren't differences in principle anymore before than after the founding of the US. (MORE)
Thomas Jefferson was born in Albemarle County, Virginia in 1743. His father, Colonel Peter Jefferson,was a planter and public official. Sadly, he passed away when Thomas was only fourteen. He grew up with the orphaned children of William Randolph, his father's friend, and six sisters and one brother…. Between the ages of nine and fourteen, he was taught by clergymen, William Douglas, who taught Jefferson how to speack Greek, Latin, and French. He later attended Reverand James Maury's School and then studied law at College of William and Mary. Jefferson then married Martha Wales Skelton, who passed away ten years after their marriage, and had only two daughters that survived through aduldhood. Their names were Martha (Polly) and Mary. . Jefferson was against the actions of the British government, so he was involved in many government groups. He was a member of the Committee of Correspondence and from 1769-1774 he was a part of the House of Burgesses. In 1775, he became a member of the Continental Congress for a year, then joined the House of Delegates form 1776-1779. During the Revolutionary War, Jefferson had become the governor of Virgina, and as a member of the Second Continental Congress, where he wrote the Declaration of Independence. After the war had ended he was sent to France as a minister.. (MORE)
The 3rd President of the United States Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Goochland County, Virginia.
Early in 1767, Jefferson was admitted to the bar of Virginia, and entered at once the practice of his profession. Jefferson was an accurate, painstaking and laborious lawyer and his business blossomed. Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States and one of the drafters of the… Declaration of Independence. (MORE)
Was Thomas Jefferson a Freemason? This question has been asked by Masons and others and not conclusively answered for 200 years. In 1960, Brother William R. Denslow, Masonic scholar and editor of the Transactions of the Missouri Lodge of Research, concluded that Jefferson was not a Mason, saying all… claims for his membership are based on association or insinuation, with no proof by records. (MORE)
Google "Thomas Jefferson" and read about him. He was one of the most important men in American history - not all good, but willing to study anything.
He was a male who owned many slaves and had sexual intercourse with a few, as biological tests have shown.
The 3rd President of the United States Thomas Jefferson died on July 4, 1826 and was buries in Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Thomas Jefferson tried to end the pirate attacks on US ships. He also tried to end slavery.
On top of being one of the main authors of the Constitution, Jefferson was an artitecht (he designed his own home Monticello), a botanist, a writer, a lawyer, and he was the founding father of the university of Virginia, and as i asume you know he was President of the united states. But the 3 accomp…lishments that mattered most to Thomas Jefferson was; he was one of the main authors of the Declaration of Independence, he passing the statute of Religious Freedom in Virginia, and Founded of the University of Virginia. That was all that he wanted put on his tombstone, he didn't even put president of the United States. (MORE)
John Q. Adams. Jefferson after his post-presidency he lived through the Madison, Monroe & Adams administrations.
His first name is Thomas nicknames: Tom, TJ, or if you wanna get fancy, Jeff He held a relationship with a young slave and is rumored to have fathered several of her children. serious. not kidding He was the 3rd president He wrote the Declaration of Independence negotiated Lousiana purchase There is… something to do with corn on his memorial...represents contributions to agriculture. (MORE)
A good symbol for Thomas would be Maybe an eagle or the american seal because he was the third president of america
yes. he purchased it from the french in 1803. When he was the president was when he had purchased Louisiana so YES he did buy Louisiana No
he is 267 in April 13, 2010 in April 13, 2011 he will be 268 and so on
Most of his income came from his plantation. Tobacco was the main cash crop. He earned a salary as president and in some of his other government jobs.
The exact meaning of this phrase has been debated quite extensively. The meaning and interpretation of such a simple statement has changed over time. One meaning is the God created all human beings and gave them all the same status at birth. Another meaning is that all human beings were grante…d free will, intelligence, and the same basic needs. Some view the statement in a socialist sense - that all people ought to be completely equal at all times. Everything in society should be fair. No one should inherit property, for example, because that would be unequal. No one's rich dad should send them to an expensive college while another has to start work at age 18. This idea is in no way related to Jefferson's meaning. Given that the statement is a key concept in the Declaration of Independence, most likely Jefferson was attacking the hereditary power of the King of England. He is saying that a king and a commoner are created equal. Many people have pointed out that today "all men" is taken to mean "all people". At the time it was written, it really meant all men ... all males. Women would continue to have fewer rights than men in the new American society. But did it really mean "all men?" There was no question that at the time that Blacks and Native Americans were treated as lesser humans. They were not to be treated as equal in any sense of the term. (MORE)
Yes and no, while he was a slave owner, he did right that "...all men are created equal..." and he was said to have had had relations with female slaves, so it is unclear.
"Jefferson tried his best, as an enlightened, thoughtful individual might. But the structure of American society, the power of the cotton plantation, the slave trade, the politics of unity between northern and southern elites, and the long culture of race prejudice in the colonies, as well as his ow…n weaknesses-that combination of practical need and ideological fixation-kept Jefferson a slaveowner throughout his life." written by Howard Zinn in A People's History of The United States. (MORE)
When Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence that all men are created equal to who was referring to?
When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence and stated that "all men are created equal" he was referring to all free, property-owning men. At the time of writing this document Thomas Jefferson had over 200 slaves and considered them property. The beauty of this statement is that it…'s meaning has changed over time to include everyone regardless of race, religion, or gender. (MORE)
Jefferson meant that we have inalienable rights. These meant thatwe were all entitled to life, liberty, and the persuit of happinessas the very mean of our existence.