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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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Thomas Jefferson believed that industrial manufacturing would threaten the agrarian lifestyle. He argued for maintaining agrarian farming practices, or what he called the "agrarian ideology," in his Notes on the State of... More »

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Thomas Jefferson was protective of his personal life, making it difficult to develop a clear picture of his personality traits, but it is clear from history that he was creative, ambitious and a deep thinker. In addition... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Thomas Jefferson served as the third president of the United States; he established the University of Virginia, authored the Constitution and performed public service deeds while in office. Jefferson spent more than 50 y... More »

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