Early years the american revolution and presidency thomas jefferson was born on april 13 1743 at shadwell near present day charlottesville virginia. I do not take a single newspaper nor read one a month and i feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
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He had previously served as the second vice president of the united states between 1797 and 1801. Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the general progress of the human mind. Icons innovators 21 quotes from thomas jefferson that will inspire you thomas jefferson was so much more than just our third president.
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