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Title: Thomas Jefferson. By Kyle W. Early Years. Born on April 13


1
Thomas Jefferson
By Kyle W.
2
Early Years
  • Born on April 13, 1743
  • Born at Shadwell in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • He was very well educated
  • They lived on a tobacco farm
  • His father died and left them with a 14,000 acre
    plantation

3
Accomplishments
  • In 1779 he was elected governor of Virginia
  • He was third president of the United States
  • From 1783-1784 he served as a member of the
    Continental Congress

4
Later Years
  • He was elected to the House of Burgesses at the
    age of 25
  • He died at Monticello on July 4, 1826
  • He got married on January 1, 1772

5
Other Interesting Facts
  • His dad died when he was 14
  • He was not an able speaker
  • Jefferson developed a strong attachment to all
    things French
  • He was a Minister to France

6
Resources
  • www. historycentral .com
  • www. history. org
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