Thomas Jefferson Accomplishments

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THOMAS JEFFERSON Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, Virginia, and died July 4th, 1826 at Monticello. He had many accomplishments during his life. He was most famous for being the main author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States. He was also the first secretary of state, vice president, governor of Virginia, as well as founder of the University of Virginia. He practiced law and was elected to the House of Burgesses, the Virginia Legislature, and became a member of the Continental Congress. He was also trade commissioner and U.S. minister to France. He also founded of one of the world’s first two political parties, the Democratic- Republican Party. He was best remembered as a
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