Thomas Jefferson did many things including sitting as the third president of the United States. Jefferson also authored the Declaration of Independence. More »

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According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, though Thomas Jefferson used to be considered a paragon of liberty, he has become increasingly criticized by scholars in recent years because of his beliefs on black people and ... More »

Thomas Jefferson is one of the Founding Father of the United States. He was an accomplished but quiet man. Jefferson was known for promoting his thoughts and ideas through his writing, rather than with speeches. More »

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, served as the third president of the United States, oversaw the Louisiana Purchase, supported the American Revolution, and served as governor of Virginia during t... More »

Thomas Jefferson was influenced by Professor William Small when he took classes at the College of William and Mary. Jefferson was also influenced by other teachers at the college, including George Wythe, a professor of l... More »

While Thomas Jefferson is one of the most well-known American presidents, the quality of his leadership is debated by some scholars. Some of Jefferson's greatest attempts as a leader ended in failure, according to the Mi... More »