Thomas Jefferson

Our Third President

Shy, intelligent, tall, brave

Son of wealthy plantation owners and husband of Martha

Resident of Charlottesville, Virginia

Who lived from 1743 to 1826

Who studied law, several languages, and architecture

Whose talents included writing, designing buildings, and playing the violin

Who believed in "peace... and an honest friendship with all nations"

Who is remembered for writing the Declaration of Independence, being the third president of the United States, and getting a good deal on the purchase of land

Thomas Jefferson

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