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  1. Thomas Jefferson

  2. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1745 at Shadwell Plantation in Albemarle County • His parents were Peter and Jane Randolph Jefferson

  3. At a young age Thomas Jefferson moved to Tuckahoe Plantation.

  4. When Thomas Jefferson is fourteen years old his father, Peter Jefferson, dies.

  5. SCHOOLING • One room schoolhouse at Tuckahoe Plantation • Rev. Douglas • Rev. Maury • College of William and Mary • Studied Law with George Wythe

  6. POLITICAL OFFICES • House of Burgesses • Governor of Virginia • Minister of France • Secretary of State • Vice President • President

  7. Shadwell burns to the ground

  8. Begins building Monticello He will work on the house for forty years.

  9. Marries Martha Wayles Skelton

  10. Wrote the Declaration of Independence

  11. Wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

  12. Designed Monticello State Capital University of Virginia

  13. Purchased Louisiana Territory Send Lewis and Clark To Explore

  14. INTERESTS Agriculture Botony

  15. Architecture

  16. Astronomy

  17. Cuisine (food)

  18. Languages Books

  19. Medicine

  20. Weather

  21. Native Americans (Indians)

  22. Art

  23. Education

  24. Music Played the Violin

  25. Mechanical Devices Polygraph Machine

  26. Two-Faced Clock

  27. Children and Grandchildren

  28. Epitaph HERE WAS BURIEDTHOMAS JEFFERSONAUTHOR OF THE DECLARATIONOFAMERICAN INDEPENDENCEOF THESTATUTE OF VIRGINIA FORRELIGIOUS FREEDOMAND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA