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

According to “America and the Barbary Pirates: An International Battle against an Unconventional Foe,” once the United States gained its independence under the treaty of 1783, it had to protect its own shipping interests... More »

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, Virginia. He is famous for authoring the Declaration of Independence and for being the third President of the United States. He is also the founder of the Universi... 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 »