Thomas Jefferson

By: Jazzie Pietrzykowski

Who was Thomas Jeffeson?

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States in 1801. He is one of the Founding Fathers of our Country. Jefferson had a lot to do with the beginning of the U.S. and our freedom from Britain.

Things He's Most Known For

Thomas Jefferson is most known for being an author of the Decleration of Independence. Other things include the Governer of Virginia 1779–1781, the United States Minister to France in May 1785, United States Secretary of State 1790–1793 under George Washington.

Personal Life.

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell Virginia on a one and a half farmhouse. He was the third of ten kids in their family. He married Martha Wayles Skelton on January 1, 1772. They had 6 children togther but 2 only lived to adulthood.

My Reaction

I really liked learning more about Thomas Jefferson and his personal life because people mostly only see him as the third president and the guy who wrote the Decleration of Independance. I liked seeing all the things he's done throughout his lifetime besides be the president in 1801.