Thomas Jefferson

There Are Two Sides To This Man

By: Isaac Kessler

Thomas Jefferson's Topic Sentence

This is the story of Thomas Jefferson. I will talk to you about him being one of the wealthiest slave owners. Next I will talk to you about his major accomplishments. And last I will talk to you about him being The father Of Democracy. Let's get started to read.

The Weathiest Slave Owner

"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it." Thomas Jefferson was one of the wealthiest slave owners. He had more than 200 slaves at Monticello. He needed slaves so that they could run the plantation at Monticello. This is why Thomas Jefferson needed many slaves.

Major Accomplishments

Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration Of Independence in July 4, 1776. This Document said that all people were created equal. In 1797 Thomas Jefferson became Vice President. In 1803 Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana territory from France for 15 million dollars. These were Thomas Jefferson's major accomplishments.

Father Of Democracy

Thomas Jefferson is The father Of Democracy. His Ideas Of Democracy greatly influenced the Constitutional Convention. He was one of the founding fathers in America. He became a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1775. This is why Thomas Jefferson is The Father Democracy.

Thomas Jefferson's Concluding Sentence

This is the story of Thomas Jefferson. He was one of the wealthiest slave owners. He had many major accomplishments. Last he was The Father of Democracy. Now you know who is Thomas Jefferson. Thank you for reading this story.