Thomas Jefferson :)

By Drew Francis


Thomas Jefferson was a great man who loved his country. He did a lot of things. He wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was the third President of the U.S.A. He founded the University of Virginia. He would use the pen rather than the sword. Thomas is a hero of America.

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13 1743. He had 6 sisters and 1 brother. He was a great student and loved the fiddle. He went to the college of William and Mary. After many things happened he ended up writing the Declaration. Thomas missed many battles to go to his sick wife .Thomas soon became the third president of U.S.A. .He bought the Louisiana purchase.He sent Lewis and Clark to search. Thomas in his last years created a college based on freedom of the human mind in 1820, 40 scholars came to the University of Virginia .Thomas Died on the 7/4/1826.

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

Thomas left to go to a school 50 miles away when he was 9-14 and stayed with the school master. Thomas was a lawyer and architect. He married Martha. Thomas and was very messy and didn't care what his room looked like. Thomas thought being president was a splendid misery .Thomas died on the fourth of July.