Author Chris Reiter documents the impressive life and career of our third president, Thomas Jefferson. During the Revolutionary War, the First Continental Congress chose Jefferson to draft the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson later became President Washington's secretary of state, and eventually won election to the presidency himself. As president, Jefferson signed the Louisiana Purchase which added a vast amount of territory to the American...
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