Thomas Jefferson

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

We honor Thomas Jefferson in many ways, like naming places after him like Jefferson city,Missouri.He is also one of the four faces carved on Mount Rushmore. Also, on the two dollar bill!

Thomas Jefferson was the principle author of The Declaration of Independence. This document was drafted to inform Great Britain that the thirteen colonies were offically thirteen sovereign states.

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell,Virginia. He was the third of ten children!! Thomas Jeffrerson graduaded from the College of William & Mary with the a degree in law.

Thomas Jefferson was elected 3rd president of the United States of America. He was a gifted architect and people called him "Mr. Mammoth" because he liked to collect dinasour bones!

July 4, 1773

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On July 4, 1773, the Declaration of Independance was written. Thomas Jefferson wrote the document in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John Adams, George Wasington, and other people signed the document as well. This event was one of America's biggest events ever. The document's purpose was to tell King George III that the thirteen colonies, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Virgnia were not part of England anymore.

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