Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), the third President of the United States, is one of the most important founding father of the American History. He is very well known for writing the Declaration of Independence, a document that had said that America had broke away from Britain and had made its own country. He was very clever, and had many occupations such as philosopher, educator, politician, scientist, architect, inventor, and musician. In his time he
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he returned to Monticello. There he helped to start the University of Virginia. At Monticello, he had received many letters and had many visitors. On July 4, 1826, Jefferson died exactly at the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson was one of our country's great leaders, believing that all people had a right to be free, and to govern themselves. For these many reasons, he is still called today the Father of Our Democracy.