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Thomas jefferson

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Thomas jefferson

  1. 1. By Wesley Kane
  2. 2. Hi Tatem, I am Thomas Jefferson
  3. 3. ¨  Where: ¡  Shadwell Virginia ¨  When ¡  April 13, 1743
  4. 4. ¨  Thomas’s dad died when he was 14. ¨  He left him books, a farm, and slaves. ¨  Thomas did not like slavery, and spent his life fighting against it.
  5. 5. "Under the law of nature, all men are born free, every one comes into the world with a right to his own person.”
  6. 6. ¨  Thomas went to William and Mary College and studied Law.
  7. 7. ¨  Thomas was a farmer. ¨  Thomas was an inventor, he invented the swivel chair! ¨  Thomas was the Governor of Virginia. ¨  Thomas was Secretary of State and Vice President. ¨  Thomas was the third President of the United States.
  8. 8. ¨  He Built Monticello, which means little mountain
  9. 9. ¨  You see Monticello on the back of a nickel.
  10. 10. ¨  He wrote the Declaration of Independence.
  11. 11. ¨  The signing of the Declaration of Independence is on the back of the $2 bill
  12. 12. I am on the front, I call them Thomas Bucks!
  13. 13. ¨  Thomas Jefferson made the Louisiana Purchase, and bought much of the USA from France.
  14. 14. ¨  He was the founder the University of Virginia
  15. 15. ¨  He helped America become a free country!
  16. 16. ¨  He died July 4th, 1826. ¨  Cause of death is unknown.
  17. 17. ¨  He carved his own gravestone. ¨  It never mentions that he was the Third President of the United States of America.

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