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by Library of Congress,Robert C. Baron,Thomas Jefferson

Author: Library of Congress,Robert C. Baron,Thomas Jefferson
Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
Language: English
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing; 1 edition (June 2, 1998)
Pages: 72 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.3
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Jefferson, the Man book.

Jefferson, the Man book. Now in paperback, this tribute to our nation's third president explores many different subjects in Jefferson's own words, ranging from his ideas on exploration, science, freedom and democracy to his feelings about friends, family, books, education and gardening.

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Thomas Jefferson offers his library to Congress after the British burn the . Thomas Jefferson's classification scheme in his library catalog. Jefferson owned more than forty Cicero titles during his life. This is one of the fourteen Cicero titles that came to the Library of Congress in 1815.

Thomas Jefferson's classification scheme in his library catalog. Marcus Tullius Cicero.

Jefferson began his education beside the Randolph children with tutors at. .

Jefferson began his education beside the Randolph children with tutors at Tuckahoe. Thomas' father, Peter, was self-taught, and regretting not having a formal education, he entered Thomas into an English school early, at age five. Small, Wythe and Fauquier recognized Jefferson as a man of exceptional ability and included him in their inner circle where he became a regular member of their Friday dinner parties where politics and philosophy were discussed. The first, a library of 200 volumes started in his youth which included books inherited from his father and left to him by George Wythe, was destroyed when his Shadwell home burned in a 1770 fire.

Thomas Jefferson was born in Virginia in 1743 into a wealthy and socially prominent family. The couple had six children, two of whom survived to adulthood. After attending the College of William and Mary, he went on to study law. At the age of twenty-six, Jefferson began building Monticello. Considered elequent in his writing, although not as his speech, Jefferson took on much of the writing needed by the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Continental Congress, both of which he was a member. In 1776, at the young age of 33, Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence. From 1779 to 1781, Jefferson served as Governor of Virginia.

Title: Jefferson the Man: In His Own Words Item Condition: used item in a good condition. Author: RB Bernstein. Thomas Jefferson designed his own tombstone, describing himself simply as "Author of the Declaration of Independence and of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia.

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at Jefferson’s house-Jefferson sails for America-Accepts position of Secretary of State-Calls on Franklin-Conduct of W. T. Franklin-Jefferson arrives at New York. To understand why Jefferson was one of the few men of intellect of his time able to appreciate, sympathize with, and aid this popular movement, a retrospect of certain factors in his life and times is necessary. Inheriting unsettling tendencies of mind, he was from an early age a thorough skeptic of tradition and precedent. In his own words, he never feared to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.

Jefferson's books formed the foundation of the rebuilt Library of Congress's collections. HISTORYTalks: Two Former . In 1762, Jefferson graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he reportedly enjoyed studying for 15 hours then practicing violin for several more hours on a daily basis.

Bibliography of Thomas Jefferson. This Bibliography of Thomas Jefferson is a comprehensive list of published works about Thomas Jefferson, the primary author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States.

Jefferson the man. in his own words. Published 1993 by Fulcrum/Starwood Pu. In association with the Library of Congress in Golden, Colo, Washington, . Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826).

Selections from Jefferson's letters share his opinions on exploration, democracy, farming, independence, science, education, books, family, and religious freedom