Thomas Jefferson

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Role in Revolution

He wrote the Declaration of Independence. He thought that Britain was using the colonies whenever everyone else thought Britain was good for the colonies. He was born and grew up in Shadwell Virginia. He went to the college of Wiliam and Mary so he was an educated man.

Quotes and Facts

A quote from Jefferson is " The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and Loyalists." Even though he was a patriot he owned slaves. He was a legislature of Virginia so he had some good business experience. He also was the governor of Virginia.