Thomas Jefferson

by emilee rech

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was born in Virginia on April 13,1743 and died July 4,1826.Went to the William Mary college.He was the most important person who signed the Declaration of independence.He got told he had to right the paper for people to be free from kings.When he was doing this he had a lovely wife named Martha Wayles Skelton and had children with her.Then he cheated on his wife with his wives half sister(which was a slave)and had children with her.When he died his only wish was someone to take care of his slaves children(and was thomas's children too).He was the first secretary of state,made a college in Virginia,was the third president of the U.S.A.,and had and outstanding education.

Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4,1776 in Philadelphia.This happened because for the independence for a free country and people wanted freedom.They worked threw June 11-28 trying to make the paper declare their freedom.The declaration of independence was the most important thing for the right of freedom.And if the world didn't have the declaration of independence we would probably have a king.