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Thomas Jefferson Biography

Founding Father and Third President of the United States
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founded, University of Virginia, 1825
  • President, United States, 1801-1809
  • US Vice-President, 1797-1801
  • Author, Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom, 1786
  • US Minister to France, 1785
  • Drafter, Declaration of Independence, 1776
  • Leader, US Democratic-Republican Party
  • Law, College of William and Mary
  • Acquired the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon in 1803
  • Born Apr. 13, 1743 in Albermarle County, Virginia
  • Deceased July 4, 1826 in Monticello in Virginia
  • Married to Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson
Quoted in:
  1. Did the Founding Fathers Support a Separation of Church and State?
  2. Should the Words "under God" Remain in the Pledge if a Majority of Americans Want to Keep It?