Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743. He was the third United States President. Thomas Jefferson was also the second Vice President of the United States. He is remembered for being the author of the Declaration of Independence. He made the United States larger by the Louisiana Purchase. You will now learn more about the author, Vice President, and Lawyer Thomas Jefferson.
As a young boy Jefferson was a pig breeder, and as he grew older he was a firefighter, calendar maker, lawyer, governor, minister, and President. Jefferson changed the lives of many people with these jobs. Jefferson is well known for authoring the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson took two weeks to write the infamous masterpiece. Jefferson became Governor of Virginia in 1779 and left in 1781. Jefferson was also a lawyer from 1768 until 1773.
Thomas Jefferson ran for President of the United States in 1796, but lost to John Adams, he had enough electoral votes to become Vice President. On March 4, 1801, Jefferson became the third President of the United States. Jefferson served two terms as President of the United States, ending his Presidency in 1809. Jefferson is still remembered today for being a great President.
Thomas Jefferson is on two monies. Jefferson can be found on the United States nickel. Jefferson can also be found on the United States two dollar bill. If you ever get a two dollar bill, you should keep it, it is very rare. You shouldn’t worry about keeping the nickel it isn’t rare.
We hope you learned a lot about Thomas Jefferson, we did. Jefferson have changed our lives in many ways. Jefferson has done so many great things; we would be here all day talking about all of the great things he has done for the United States. There are great books you can read about our third President of the United States. Thomas Jefferson.