the life of Thomas Jefferson by Corey Carpenter

Events

Thomas Jefferson's birth

1743

Thomas Jefferson was born at Shadwell Virgina

attended college Willium and Mary

1760 - 1762

Thomas Jefferson attended the college of William and Mary

Admitted to practice law

1767

Jefferson admitted to practice law before general court.

Elected the House of Burgess

1768

Elected to the House of Burgesses Leveling of Monticello mountaintop begun.

Married Martha Wayles

1772

Married Martha Wayles Skelton. Daughter Martha was born

Wrote summary veiw of the rights

1774

Jefferson wrote a summary view of the rights of British America, Jefferson retired from legal practice. Inherited 11,00 acres of land and 135 slaves from his father and law. Laid off ground for kitchen garden. Daughter Jane Randolph was born

Elected the Continental Congress

1775

Elected to the Continental Congress

Drafted Declaration of Independence

1776

Drafted the Declaration of Independence. Elected to Virginia House of Delegates.

Drafted the Virginia Statute for religous freedom

1777

Unnamed son born and died

Died from Jefferson

1826

Jefferson died at Monticello.