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  1. Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson, President Jeffersonnoun

    3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)

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  1. Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States. At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia. Just after the war ended, from mid-1784 Jefferson served as a diplomat, stationed in Paris. In May 1785, he became the United States Minister to France. Jefferson was the first United States Secretary of State serving under President George Washington. With his close friend James Madison he organized the Democratic-Republican Party, and subsequently resigned from Washington's cabinet. Elected Vice President in 1796, when he came in second to John Adams of the Federalists, Jefferson opposed Adams and with Madison secretly wrote the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, which attempted to nullify the Alien and Sedition Acts. Elected president in what Jefferson called the Revolution of 1800, he oversaw the purchase of the vast Louisiana Territory from France, and sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore the new west. His second term was beset with troubles at home, such as the failed treason trial of his former Vice President Aaron Burr. With escalating trouble with Britain who was challenging American neutrality and threatening shipping at sea, he tried economic warfare with his embargo laws which only damaged American trade. In 1803, President Jefferson initiated a process of Indian tribal removal and relocation to the Louisiana Territory west of the Mississippi River, in order to open lands for eventual American settlers.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomas Jefferson in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thomas Jefferson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Thomas Jefferson in a Sentence

  1. John F. Kennedy:

    ...probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone.

  2. Daveed Diggs:

    This, like, 17-year-old kid is crossing the street. I'm running past him, and he dropped his stuff on the ground. 'Oh my God, you're Thomas Jefferson!' i was like, 'That's the first time anyone's ever said that to me, but yeah. I am.' And then, you know, he took a bunch of selfies, and we talked for a little while.

  3. Garrett Leatham:

    (Thomas) Jefferson did great things, but he owned slaves. We need to know both. Otherwise, we're stuck believing Columbus sailed the ocean blue and helped the Indians.

  4. Ronald Reagan:

    I knew Thomas Jefferson. He was a friend of mine. And believe me, you are no Thomas Jefferson. (at 1992 Republican party convention, referring to Bill Clinton)

  5. H. Jackson Browne:

    Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.

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