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  • 1. Invited to Change the World
    Thomas Jefferson
    Domanic McKeighan 4A
  • 2. Thomas Jefferson
  • 3. Early Life
    Started education under tutor.
    Left home at age 9 to live with Scottish Clergymen.
    Went to college at William and Mary at 16.
  • 4. Writings and Accomplishments
    Declaration of Independence
    Virginia house of burgess
    Elected to committee that was to write the Declaration of Independence.
    Committee elected him to write the Declaration.
  • 5. Place in the Enlightenment
    Used his own intelligence and education to write the Declaration of Independence.
    Wrote Declaration of Independence which gave us freedom to choose democracy.
  • 6. Most Interesting Fact
    Was elected by Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston to write the Declaration of Independence.
    Entered college at the age of 16.