The Enlightenmenter Of Thy The Enlightenment

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The Enlightenmenter Of Thy The Enlightenment

  1. 1. The Enlightenmenter of thy Enlightenment<br />Thomas Jefferson<br />Ryan Anderson 4A<br />
  2. 2. Thomas Jefferson<br />
  3. 3. Early life<br /><ul><li>Born in 1743
  4. 4. When he was fourteen his father died
  5. 5. Jefferson attended the College of William and Mary</li></li></ul><li>writing<br /><ul><li> He wrote a pamphlet called “A Summary View of the Rights of British America”
  6. 6. He wrote Declaration of Independence
  7. 7. He composed notes called The State of Virginia</li></li></ul><li>Significance in Enlightenment<br />Thomas Jefferson played a great part in the Enlightenment Era because he believed in democracy.<br />He wrote the Declaration of Independence, which is all about personal freedom, religious freedom, self government, and rational thinking.<br />
  8. 8. Most interesting fact<br />He wrote letter after letter; 50,000 letters during his lifetime.<br />He was such a good writer that he was one of five men chosen to write the Declaration of Independence. <br />

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