Thomas Jefferson

Events

Jefferson was born

1743

Jefferson represented Virginia at the continental congress

1775

quote

1776

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”- Thomas Jefferson

served as wartime governor

1779 - 1781

of Virginia

became the us minister to France

May 1785

became the first secretary of state

1790 - 1793

served as vice president for John Adams

1797 - 1801

belnged to the democratic-republican party

1801

opponent was john adams

1801

He didn't veto any bills

1801 - 1809

party leader

1801

he led to the development of the partys

Jefferson became president

1801 - 1805

running mate was aaron burr

1801

He pardoned david brown

1801

who stood up for him before he was presdient

The federalists controlled both houses

1801

while he was in office

won with 73 votes while adams lost with 65

1801

in the election of 1801

the public liked him so much he was elected again

1801 - 1809

chief legislative

1801

one of the seven who didnt veto

chief diplomat

1801

believe that france could serve to counter britian's threat

commander and chief

1801

sent a naval squadron to fight the barbary pirates

Executive order to buy the louisiana purchase

1803

The louisiana purchase

1803

was a supreme court case

jefferson ran again and won

1805 - 1809

Chief executive proposed and saw the adaption of the embargo act of 1807

1807

Died on July 4

1826