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.
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.
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.