Emily and Anna


Author of the Declaration of Independence

Found the University of Virginia.

Introduced the decimal system to the U.S.

All Americans should be free of religious tyranny and worship.

The Embargo Act was one of Jefferson’s biggest failures. He banned American goods from leaving the U.S. Farmers and sailors were very hurt by this.


Introduced the Monroe Doctrine

Seized on the opportunity of the Louisiana Purchase

Lack of progress in domestic affairs.

Not very forceful when it came to the economic downturn of the Panic of 1819.


Considered the father of the Constitution.

Author of the Bill of Rights

Ended threats with the British after the War of 1812

The burning of Washington D.C.

The War of 1812