Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson

On this day, April 13 in 1743, Thomas Jefferson was born in Shadwell, Virginia.

My favorite Jefferson quote is “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

The Miller Center website offers a brief biography of Thomas Jefferson.
In contrast, this Smithsonian perspective depicts a different personality side of Thomas Jefferson.

This PBS TeacherLine Crash Course episode offers students a synopsis of the life and legacy of our third U.S. president. http://to.pbs.org/1MX6Guq



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