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US History

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THE PRESIDENCY OF THOMAS JEFFERSON

ABSTRACT

This seeks to illustrate the underlying reasons that have led to the of the 1801 to 1809 Thomas Jefferson presidency as the Revolution of 1800 . This will address the Consumer Revolution , the American Revolution , the American Constitution and the Revolution of the 1800

INTRODUCTION

Thomas Jefferson is remembered for several achievements in his life , but the most prominent of his achievements was that he was the third president of the United States from 1801

to 1809 . Throughout the United States history , no other individual has demonstrated commitment to the pursuit of political and spiritual independence (The American Revolution , 2004 . In the midst of the 1800 party conflict , Thomas Jefferson wrote that "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man (White House , 2008 . True to his word , he was nothing short of the epitome of liberty

PERSONAL LIFE

Thomas Jefferson was born in Albemarle County , Virginia on the 13th of April , 1743 . His father , Peter Jefferson was prominent surveyor and successful planter . Jane Randolph Jefferson , his pedigree mother , came from among the royal families of Virginia and it was because of this that Thomas Jefferson was exposed to prominent persons . Thomas Jefferson was not only born into a good family but he was also well educated with firm grounding in classics . In completed his courses at the College of William and Mary in 1762 . During his stay at the college , Dr . William Small himself tutored him in mathematics and science . He was later taught law between 1762 and 1767 by the greatest teacher of law in Virginia , George Wythe . It was obvious that Thomas Jefferson was exceptionally talented in Law and was therefore admitted to the bar in 1767 . He served as a magistrate and as the Albemarle County lieutenant and it was probably from these two positions that his commitment to local government grew . It was only as a result of the closure of the courts by the 1774 American Revolution that he stopped practicing law (The American Revolution , 2004

On the 1st , January , 1772 , Thomas Jefferson married Martha Wayles Skelton . He also inherited his father 's impressive estate Unfortunately , a huge debt was placed in him by his father in law 's estate . the less , his bad luck changed as by the age of 25 , he had been elected to the House of Burgesses where he served from 1769 to 1774 . Although he was a poor spokesman , he was an extremely talents draftsman and a highly effective committee member . In 1776 , Thomas Jefferson together with Benjamin Franklin , Roger Sherman , Robert Livingstone and John Adams , were chosen to draft the Declaration of Independence . He took it upon himself to write the document and Franklin and Adams amended it

Thomas Jefferson was nothing short of a revolutionary legislator Together with his law teacher , Wythe , George Mason and James Madison they strove to liberalize the...

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