Thomas Jefferson

Lawan Patton And Dillon Morrison


-Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743.

-Thomas Jefferson was born in Shadwell Plantation Albemarle, Virginia.

-Thomas Jefferson died on July 4, 1826.

-Thomas Jefferson died in Charlottesville ,Virginia.

Family Life

Father: Colonel Peter Jefferson.

Mother :Jane Randolph.

Children: Martha Jefferson, Jane Randolph Jefferson, Maria Jefferson Eppes, Infant son Jefferson, Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson I, Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson II .

Spouse: Martha Wayles Skelton(Martha Jefferson).


He began his formal education at the age nine studying Latin Greek at a local private school. Jefferson left home to attend the college of William and Mary.


Writer, inventor, architect, Governor of Virginia, secretary of state under Washington, Vice president under Adams ,gentleman farmer rector at the University of Virginia, president of the united states.

Interesting Facts

Jefferson was sent to the second continental congress as a representative of Virginia. Jefferson served as the minister to France from 1786-1789. Jefferson tied with Aaron Burr in the presidential election of 1800.

Which Side(s) did this person represent:

Jefferson represented Patriots.

Role/Position in the Revolution

Governor of Virginia

All major actions/battles/writings/etc. that this person was involved in

Revolutionary war, Declaration of Independence, he was elected 3rd president of the united states. President Jefferson delivers his first 1st address(12/08/1801). Congress officially incorporates Washington as a city.

beliefs/ideas of this person that influeced the Revolution

He never thought as a soldier. Instead he used powerful words to fight for independence. Tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time wit the blood of patriots and tyrants. A world which all people are treated equally regardless of there birth .

Important contributions of this individual during the revolution

summary view of the rights of British America. Least among his accomplishment in the formation of the united states.

What happened to this individual after the revolution was over

He retired to his Virginia plantation home, Monticello. Jefferson pursued his science and natural history through research.

Lasting legacy

He embodied the values, attitudes, and practiced the enlightenment period more than any other man of his lifetime and was fluent in 5 languages. He was the author of both the declaration of Independence and over 16,000 published letters. He was vice president and president of the united states. He also was the founder of UOV etc.

What impact did this person have on the outcome of the war or on revolution society?how might the war or society have been different if not for the person's contributions?

He made an impact which allowed there to be independence .Revolution wars might still be happening .

Additional Information

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

Our greatest Happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us but is always the result of a good conscience good health occupation and freedom in all just pursuit -Thomas Jefferson

In matters of style swim with the current in matters of principle stand like a rock - Thomas Jefferson