My Name Is Thomas Jefferson And I Am Responsible For The Louisiana Purchase! I Was Born On April 13, 1743. At The Age Of Nine, I Began My Formal Studies. In 1760, I Enrolled At The College Of William & Mary, I Toke Classes in Science, Mathematics, Rhetoric, Philosophy, and Literature.
On January 1, 1772 to Martha Wayles (1748-1782). We Had Children Named Martha (1772-1836) , Jane Randolph (1774-1775), Infant Son (1777), Mary (1778-1804), Lucy Elizabeth (1780-1781), Lucy Elizabeth. My Wife Only Lived Four Months After Our Last Child Was Born. Only Two Of Our Daughters Would Live To Adulthood.
I Am Apart Of The Democratic Republican. I Spent My Childhood Roaming Woods And Studying My Books On A Remote Plantation In The Virginia Piedmont. I Am A Shy Person, But My Pen Proved To Be A Mighty Weapon. Before I Was The Nations Third President I Served As A Delegate To The Virginia House Of Delegates.In 1777 I Wrote The Virginia State For Religious Freedom, Which Established Freedom Of Religion And The Seperation Of Church And State.
By: Tykia Outlaw
Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence