Meet Thomas Jefferson Author:Marvin Barrett There is no description but this is how the book starts... — Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States, and he was one of the most important Americans who ever lived. — Jefferson fought for his country, but he did not fight with a gun or a sword. He fought with words. — Thomas Jefferson wrote one of the most famous papers in th... more »e world. Many people think it is the greatest paper in American history. It is the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Jeferson was born in Virgina on April 13, 1743. There were no United States of America then. Virginia was called a colony. It belonged to England. There were 13 colonies in America ruled by the English King. Virginia was the biggest colony... That is the first 1 & 1/2 pages and it goes on, to page 86.« less