Thomas Jefferson Jon Fiseha Dean Hinnant Luke Jeziorski Cole Spence Thomas Taylor Tyler Zimmerman

"In matters of taste, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock"- Thomas Jefferson

Why President Jefferson?

"But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men" Acts 5:29

Key Facts about Thomas Jefferson
  • He wrote the original draft of the Declaration of Independence
  • March 4, 1801 he became the 3rd President of the United States of American
  • Purchased the Louisiana Territory for $15 million
  • In 1804 Jefferson ran for re-election and won 70 percent of the popular vote and won electoral 162-14
March 7th 1825 Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia
Jefferson helped create the Declaration of Independence and signed it once it was ratified
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom
Thomas Jefferson was a defender of our Civil liberties
Jefferson promoted ideas of Enlightenment during his life
Jefferson led the Democratic-Republic movement against the Federalists
President Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory in 1803 doubling the size of the United States


Faith, Philosophy, Biblical Perspective

Questions, Comments, or Concerns?


Gaustad, E. S. (1996). Sworn on the altar of God: A religious biography of Thomas Jefferson. Grand

Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.

Hoffman, A. (2016). Thomas jefferson grows a nation. The Catholic Library World,86(3), 222.

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Mapp, A. J. (2009). Thomas Jefferson: Passionate pilgrim: The presidency, the founding of the

university, and the private battle / Alf. J. Mapp, Jr. United States: Rowman & Littlefield


Timeline of the founding of the university of Virginia. (2011, July 5). Retrieved November 25,

2016, from,


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