Thomas Jefferson

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In History
  • Born

    Thomas Jefferson future president is born.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    The life and events of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Enrolls at William and Mary College

    Thomas Jefferson enrolls to the University at the age of sixteen.
  • Becomes Member of Second Continental Congress

    Jefferson attends the second Continental Congress from Virginia.
  • Declaration of Independence was signed

    Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration and then signed it on this date.
  • Jefferson is Appointed Secretary of State

    Jefferson is appointed by George Washington to be the first Secretary of State.
  • Jefferson Becomes Vice Pesident

    Jefferson becomes Vice President under John Adams of a different party.
  • Elected President

    Thomas Jefferson is elected as the third president of the United States.
  • Jefferson is Sworn Into Office

    Jefferson is inaugurated as the third president of the United States.
  • Jefferson buys the Louisiana Territory

    Jefferson has his men overseas sign the deal of the Louisiana Purchase.
  • Jefferson Completes the Monticello

    After years of work Jefferson finishes his estate and retires.
  • Founds University of Virginia

    Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia in the year of 1817.
  • Death

    Thomas Jefferson dies a peaceful death at the age of 83 years of age.