Thomas Jefferson

Melanie Cuevas Pastrana 4th period

Information about Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell in Albmarle in a country in Virginia. He wrote a quote that said "The people are the only legitimate proprietors of the soil and government".His job was being a president which he was. He was know for finding the the University of Virginia and being the third president. HE retired from the estate monticello. He died on July 4, 1826.

About Thomas Jefferson lifestyle

Thomas Jefferson was chosen along with John Adam, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingstone and also Roger Sherman to draft the Declaration of Independence. Thomas attended a Preparatory school. He got married on January 1,1772 to Martha Wayles Skelton. John Adam was his opponent when he was running for president but it was also Aaron Burr. John Adam was running for president but Jefferson beat him and he became president. Aaron Burr was running for it to but he also got beat by Jefferson.
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