Thomas Jefferson

Jacob Morris

Circumstance that he was drawn out of

Thomas Jefferson's earliest memory was being handed to a slave on horseback and carried 50 miles away to his new home. His father also died when Thomas was at the young age of 14.

Why he was influential

Thomas Jefferson was one of the founding fathers of our nation, the main author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third president of the United States. He was also a spokesman for democracy and embraced the principles of republicanism.

A Very Influential Man

Quote

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." - Thomas Jefferson