Thomas Jefferson Shane eversole

early life

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

education

he had a formal education with private tutors he attended the college of  William and Mary, located in Williamsburg.

career

writer, inventor, lawyer, architect, governor of Virginia

presidency

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

legacy

Jefferson remains an American icon. His face appears on the U.S. nickel and is carved into stone at Mount Rushmore.

impact

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.

fun facts

Jefferson was a accomplished architect. He designed his famous home at Monticello as well as buildings for the University of Virginia.

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