Declaration of Independence

Project by Sydney Parra!

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was a very important man in our history. He signed the declaration of Independence and was the 3rd president of our country, he also was the 1st vice president of our country. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13th 1746 on a plantation near Charolete Virginia. He married Martha Wayles Skelton and had 6 children with her. He also had 6 more children with another woman named Sally Hemings, so all together he had 12 children. Theres just a little glimpse about Thomas Jefferson. He was a great man!

Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4th 1776 in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. Fifty-six people signed it and the main person was Thomas Jefferson. The Declaration of Independence was about declaring freedom from the British Empire for the American colonies. It talked about freedom and Independence too! It took many battles and a lot of people had to fight for our country but it was all worth it in the end!