he grew up in a really wealthy family with his mom and dad
Born: April 13, 1743 in Albemarle County, Virginia
died:July 4, 1826 in Monticello in Virginia
he had a formal education with private tutors he attended the college of William and Mary, located in Williamsburg.
writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia
One of the most significant achievements of Jefferson’s first administration was the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million in 1803.
impact and legacy
Jefferson remains an American icon. His face appears on the U.S. nickel and is carved into stone at Mount Rushmore.
Battling Pirates - He sent American Navy ships to battle pirate ships on the coast of North Africa. These pirates had been attacking American merchant vessels, and Jefferson was determined to put a stop to it. This caused a minor war called the First Barbary War.