Thomas Jefferson

Events

Thomas Jefferson is born

April 13 1743

The date in which Jefferson was born. He was born in Virginia.

Writes The Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Thomas Jefferson writes The Declaration of Independence.

Jefferson becomes governor

1 June 1779

Jefferson becomes the governor of Virginia.

United State minister to France

1784

Jefferson becomes the U.S minister to France.

Becomes Secretary to Washington

1789

Jefferson becomes secretary to George Washington.

Becomes Vice President to John Adams

1796

Jefferson becomes Vice President to John Adams.

3rd President of the United States

March 4, 1801 - March 4, 1809

Jefferson becomes the 3rd president of the United States

Louisiana purchase

1803

Jefferson doubles the size of the United States with the Louisiana purchase

War with Britain

1812 - 1814

Jefferson goes to war with Britain for 2 years

Jefferson's Death

July 4, 1826

Jefferson dies near his home in Monticello, VA