(Born April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, Virginia; died July 4, 1826, Monticello)
NOTICE 2 THINGS IMMEDIATELY:
On July 4, 1776, Thomas Jefferson was only 33 years old when he penned the Declaration of Independence.
On July 4, 1826, Thomas Jefferson died 50 YEARS TO THE DAY after the Declaration of Independence was signed.
“Thomas Jefferson — author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia — voiced the aspirations of a new America as no other individual of his era. As public official, historian, philosopher, and plantation owner, he served his country for over five decades.”
“As a member of the Continental Congress, he was chosen in 1776 to draft the Declaration of Independence, which has been regarded ever since as a charter of American and universal liberties. The document proclaims that all men are equal in rights, regardless of birth, wealth, or status, and that the government is the servant, not the master, of the people.”
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May God bless, and keep safe, America and her people.