Thomas Jefferson

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Noun1.Thomas Jefferson - 3rd President of the United StatesThomas Jefferson - 3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)
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Thomas Jefferson believed that to preserve the very foundations of our nation we would need dramatic change from time to time.
There was a little discourse about cigars, showing him exactly why the Thomas Jefferson Five-cent Perfecto was the only cigar worthy of the name.
presidents died on the Fourth of July - John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe all died on Independence Day. 
were more excited by these murders than Thomas Jefferson" (3).
For decades, however, historians routinely dismissed the charge as baseless, but then in 1976, historian Fawn Brodie presented the case in her Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History that Jefferson began an affair with Sally while he served as America's minister to France in the 1780s, when Sally was still a young teenager.
The title refers to Founding Father Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello, and the saga critically contrasts the ideals written in the Declaration of Independence with the grim reality of slavery in America, including Jefferson's own estate.
By looking at his writings, this volume brings together 11 essays that examine Thomas Jefferson and the man behind myths offered by scholars.
During his visit to Charlottesville, Ambassador Aizaz also visited Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson and presented a book on Pakistan to Mr.
During his visit to Charlottesville, the Ambassador Chaudhry also visited Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson and presented a book on Pakistan to Mr.
The name for the combined institution, which will be the fifth largest in the city of Philadelphia, is Thomas Jefferson University and will be referred to as Jefferson in common usage.
This case study on the "politics of memory" from Andrew Burstein fits in with works by Merrill Peterson (e.g., Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography [New York: Oxford University Press, 1975]), Francis Cogliano ('Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy [Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, 2006]), Peter Onuf (Jefferson Legacies [Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1993]), and others on Jefferson's malleable legacy, with special focus on books about Jefferson that were written in the twentieth century.

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