biography center image
Home Suggest a Biography Forum Contact
 
Browse by Alphabet Most Popular Highest Rated   back to  search
Browse by Letter : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Thomas Jefferson ( 1743 - 1826 )  Category ( Presidents ) [suggest a correction]
 

Thomas Jefferson was born in 1743. He was the third born child of the Jefferson’s eight children. He went to a school that was operated by William Douglas who was a Scottish minister. There, he took Latin, Greek, and French before he even reached his tenth birthday.

Jefferson inherited five thousand acres of land when his father died. In addition to the land, he also inherited slaves. The land that he inherited later became the site of his home, Monticello.

Thomas Jefferson went to school in Williamsburg. Attending the College of William and Mary, he was able to graduate with honors. Considered a political philosopher, Thomas Jefferson was a man who would go on to be very instrumental in the early days of the United States.

Thomas Jefferson was considered the main author of the 1776 Declaration of Independence. He was later considered very influential in various political matters.

In 1801, Thomas Jefferson became the third United States President. His presidency would see various events transpire. During his presidency, two major happenings would occur. The Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and the Lewis and Clark Expedition would go down in history as events that happened under the Thomas Jefferson presidency.

Thomas Jefferson married Martha Wayles Skelton and they had six children. There has always been speculation and some so-called supporting evidence that Thomas Jefferson also had slave children with his slave, Sally Hemmings.

Thomas Jefferson died in 1826. Today, his home continues to be open to the public for touring.


starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  6
Rating      
odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/tj3/about/jeffersonxx.htm [Comment on this link]
    ·
Title :From Revolution to Reconstruction: Presidents: Thomas Jefferson: Biography
Description : USA-project, presidents-area, a biography on Thomas Jefferson
 
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  2
Rating      
www.wwnorton.com/naal/explore/jefferson.htm [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  3
Rating      
www.inventorsmuseum.com/Jefferson.htm [Comment on this link]
    ·
Title :InventorsMuseum.com | Inventors Museum | Inventors | Fore Inventors Only | American Inventors TV
 
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  8
Rating      
http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101064348 [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  7
Rating      
http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101063233 [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  5
Rating      
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  3
Rating      
http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/tjefferson.html [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  3
Rating      
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tj3.h... [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  5
Rating      
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  10
Rating      
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tj3.h... [Comment on this link]
 
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar    Rating  10
Rating      
http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/tjefferson.html [Comment on this link]
 
[Suggest another Link for this biography]
 
 
Browse by categories
Biographies beginning with
Biographes by Category
Most popular biographies
Most rated biographies
View all categories
Browse by categories
arrow Suggest an addtional category for Jefferson Thomas
arrow Suggest a Biography
arrow Add details to this biogaphy
   
 
 
© Copyright 1998-2019 Biography Center