Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 (April 2, 1743, Old Style, Julian calendar), at the family's Shadwell Plantation in the British Colony of Virginia, the third of ten children. He was of English, and possibly Welsh, descent and was born a British subject.
Thomas Jefferson enslaved over six hundred people throughout his life. Learn about the men, women, and children who built Jefferson's home, planted his crops, tended his gardens, and who helped run his household and raise his children.
30/11/2022 · Thomas Jefferson, (born April 2 [April 13, New Style], 1743, Shadwell, Virginia [U.S.]—died July 4, 1826, Monticello, Virginia, U.S.), draftsman of the Declaration of Independence of the United States and the nation’s first secretary of state (1789–94) and second vice president (1797–1801) and, as the third president (1801–09), the statesman responsible for the Louisiana Purchase. An ...
555 quotes from Thomas Jefferson: 'I cannot live without books.', 'Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.', and 'I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.'
Thomas Jefferson fue gobernador de Virginia entre 1779 y 1781. Luego fue miembro del Congreso, defendiendo sin éxito la abolición de la esclavitud. Como embajador de Estados Unidos en París (1785-89), aprovechó su experiencia para asesorar al primer gobierno surgido de la Revolución francesa (1789).
Thomas Jefferson (2010). “The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. X (in 12 Volumes): Correspondence and Papers 1803-1807”, p.368, Cosimo, Inc. 114 Copy quote
A Companion to Thomas Jefferson (2011): 75-90. Sanford, Charles B. The Religious Life of Thomas Jefferson (1987) University of Virginia Press, ISBN 0-8139-1131-1; Sheridan, Eugene R. Jefferson and Religion, preface by Martin Marty, (2001) University of North Carolina Press, ISBN 1-882886-08-9