Jefferson was the third president and a founder of one of
the original political parties, the Democratic-Republican
Party. He wrote the Declaration of Independence and bought
the Louisiana Territory. He was truly a great man.
Jefferson: Voice of
Jefferson was many things. He was a hero to many and a
villain to some. He was also the author of the Declaration
of Independence and many other important documents and
decisions in the history of the U.S. Find out more about the
nation's third president.
House Biography of Thomas
Jefferson was the first president to begin and end his
term(s) in the White House. Read his official biography
The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.
Facts about Thomas
Learn fun and not-so-well-known facts about President Thomas
Jefferson's Life as an
Jefferson was a tremendous inventor. His home, Monticello,
is evidence of this. Find out about the many patents he
Jefferson on Slavery
Find out what the great man thought about slaves and
One of the best ways to understand a famous person is to
read the very words that person spoke.
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