THOMAS JEFFERSON By, Quinn johnson

CHILD HOOD: His first memory was when he was 3 and it was him going into the wilderness with his dad's slave. His mother, Jane Randolph was born into a wealthy family. He had 8 siblings. He was a very smart child, at age 9 he had been avid in 3 languages. His father died when he was 14 so he inherited his land and slaves. His father was a ship's captain and for a minute was a planter. He was born into wealth
EDUCATION: At age 9 he started boarding with a minister-teacher nine months out of the year for schooling. Ended schooling at age 16 enrolled in the college of William and Mary.
CARRIER: He was a writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia, secretary of state under Washington, vice president under Adams, before he became president.
PRESIDENCY: Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd president and was in office from March 4, 1801 – March 4, 1809. Jefferson´ś main reason for his campaign was that he wanted to restore the principles of the American Revolution. He became president because he wanted to regulate the laws and restore american president. His political party was The Democratic-Republican Party was formed by Thomas Jefferson and other people who believed in an agrarian-based, decentralized, democratic government. The party was made to go against the Federalists who had supported and helped push through the ratification of the US Constitution.
IMPACTS, LEGACY, QUOTE: He wrote the declaration of independence that freed the 13 colonies from England. Jefferson swore "eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind's of man." "a vote for Jefferson was a vote against God.” Federalists did not like him because they thought only educated should be able to make decisions. ”To learn you have to improve, to improve you have to try”
FUN FACTS, VIDEO: Thomas Jefferson also worked as an architect. He also wrote what he wanted his tombstone, but did not include that he was POTUS.


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