Thomas Jefferson

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Thomas Jefferson is born.

1743

Thomas Jefferson enrolled into the College of William and Mary

1760 - 1762

Thomas Jefferson studied law with his legal mentor, George Wythe.

1762

Thomas Jefferson gained inheritance when he turned 21.

1764

Construction began at Monticello.

1770

Thomas Jefferson got married to Martha Wayles Skelton.

1772

Thomas Jefferson was elected to the Continental Congress.

1775

Thomas Jefferson wrote a draft of the Declaration of Independence.

1776

Thomas Jefferson was elected to the Virginia house of Delegates.

1776

Thomas Jefferson revised Virginia laws.

1776

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.

1777

Thomas Jefferson drafted Bill for the More General Diffusion of Knowledge.

1778

Thomas Jefferson became Governor of Virginia.

1779 - 1781

Thomas Jefferson began and published Notes on the State of Virginia.

1780 - 1787

Thomas Jefferson's wife, Martha, died.

1782

Thomas Jefferson was elected delegate to Congress.

1783

Thomas Jefferson was the Minister and Commissioner in France.

1784 - 1789

Thomas Jefferson was elected to the House of Burgesses.

1786

Thomas Jefferson Served as the First Secretary of the USA.

1790 - 1793

Thomas Jefferson was president of the American Philosophical Society.

1797 - 1815

Thomas Jefferson served as USA VP.

1797 - 1801

Thomas Jefferson was Elected President of the USA.

1801 - 1809

Lewis and Clark Expedition

1803 - 1806

Thomas Jefferson retired from Public Life and Presidency.

1809

Thomas Jefferson sold his 6,700 volume library to Congress.

1815

Thomas Jefferson made what is now the University of Virginia.

1817 - 1825

Thomas Jefferson died at Monticello

July 4, 1826