Power of the Paper and Pen
He changed the way Americans live. He did it with a paper and pen. Thomas Jefferson changed everything. How? He was a Founding Father and he wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence. He completed many interesting and challenging tasks. Of all his amazing tasks, the writing he did is most memorable. In addition to his wonderful writing he was a man that was a truly great leader and one to look up to now and forever on.
Thomas Jefferson in his early life, when he moved once.
Thomas Jefferson in his middle life, when he wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Jefferson in his later life, when he spent his time writing, redoing and remolding his house in Monticello.
Thomas Jefferson's life
Thomas Jefferson Quote
"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom." - Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Fun Facts
He and John Adams died on the 50th anniversary of the writing of the Declaration of Independence. He was rivals with Adams, but Adams' last words were," Thomas Jefferson survives." He said this not knowing Jefferson had died a few hours earlier.
He was a horrible public speaker.
He was a casual person.
He and John Adams were the only two Founding Fathers to become president.
Thomas Jefferson is on the nickel.
Thomas Jefferson is on the front of the nickel.
Thomas Jefferson lived at Monticello. Monticello is on the back of the nickel.
Thomas Jefferson is the theme of the nickel, which is worth 5 cents in the United States
Thomas Jefferson is 2nd on Mount Rushmore if you look from left to right.
Thomas Jefferson is on Mount Rushmore, a sign of being a great, historic, American.
Mount Rushmore is a landmark in America, and anyone on it laid their mark in history.
Other facts about Thomas Jefferson
He had six kids.
He spent 17 days writing the Declaration of Independence.
He lived in Paris for almost 5 years.
He was elected president in 1800