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US History








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


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


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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