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The African Unthinkable


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The African Unthinkable

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