Events of Thomas Jefferson - Brandon Rollan 7A

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Birth of Thomas Jefferson

April 13, 1743

Death of Thomas Jefferson's Father

1757

Stamp Act Was Repealed

March 17, 1766

Jefferson Began Practicing Law

1767

He was age 24

Jefferson elected for HOB

1768

Jefferson was elected to the House of Burgesses (HOB) the following year after practicing law.

Jefferson builds Monticello

May 18, 1768

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Jefferson's Mother Dies

March 31, 1776

Jefferson creates the Declaration of Independence

June 28, 1776

Congress accepts the Declaration of Independence later that year.

Jefferson's 2nd Term as Governor

1780

He had taken his second term around the 1780's

Treaty of Paris Signed

September 3, 1783

When document signed it had ended the Revolutionary War.

Jefferson sent to France

May 1784

He was sent to France as a trade minister, his task was to negotiate treaties of trade.

The Constitution of USA is Ratified

July 2, 1788

Bill of Rights Adopted

December 15, 1791

Jefferson hosts contest for President's House

1792

Whiskey Rebellion

1794

A protest of Hamilton's Taxes on liquor.

Jefferson and Burr running for presidential contest

1796

Jefferson Loses Presidential Election

1796

Jefferson Becomes President

March 4, 1801

Alexander Hamilton Dies by Aaron Burr

1804

Alexander Hamilton was killed in a pistol duel with Aaron Burr.

Jefferson Starts his 2nd Term as President

1804

He had won president for a 2nd term by a landslide.

Jefferson encouraged a 3rd Term

1808

He was encouraged to do a 3rd term but he didn't want the presidency to become "an inheritance"

University of Virginia Opens

April 1, 1825

Death of Thomas Jefferson

July 4, 1826

He had died from pneumonia.