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Thomas Jefferson

  Thomas Jefferson was a man of many talents.  He studied science, geography, mathematics and music.  He strongly believed in the value of a good education and wanted to be remembered for founding the University of Virginia.

  Jefferson also studied architecture and designed his own house, called Monticello.  A picture of Jefferson and Monticello is found on the front and back of a nickel.  

  He was only thirty-three years old when he wrote the famous Declaration of Independence.  He also served in President George Washington's cabinet and in 1801 was elected the third president of the United States of America.

  Jefferson died on July 4, 1826.  This was the fiftieth anniversary of American independence.  The independence Thomas Jefferson was so much a part of.


Answer the questions below.


Thomas Jefferson was the president of the United States.


Jefferson founded the University of


Jefferson designed his own house called


The Declaration of Independence was written by Jefferson at the age of -.


The coin on which Jefferson and Monticello appear is the


Thomas Jefferson believed strongly in the value of a good .

Jefferson was a man of talents.
Thomas Jefferson served in the cabinet of which president?
Abraham Lincoln

George Washington

Alexander Hamilton

Jefferson died on July 4, 1826
the fiftieth anniversary of American independence.

the twentieth anniversary of American independence.

the first anniversary of American independence.



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