Author of the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson grew up on a plantation in Virginia.
He went to college and became a lawyer.
Thomas Jefferson was named to the legislature in Virginia.
Thomas Jefferson believed in individual liberties.
He wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd President of the US.
He bought the Louisiana Territory from France.
Thomas Jefferson retired to live at Monticello.
He built the University of Virginia.
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