Topic: Jefferson's Personal Life & Family

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Third-floor Bedroom

Some of Jefferson’s grandchildren are known to have used this space as a bedroom during his retirement...
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Thomas Jefferson

Miniature painting of Jefferson by John Trumbull
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Thomas Jefferson – Patient

The practice of medicine in Jefferson's time was based on time honored theories that often did more harm to the patient then good.  Depending on one's station in...
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Thomas Jefferson Randolph

Portrait of Jefferson’s grandson, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, by Charles Willson Peale...
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Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Jefferson’s grandson

Thomas Jefferson Randolph was born in 1792 at Monticello. He was the oldest son of Martha Jefferson Randolph and Thomas Mann Randolph. He was named for his grandfather, Thomas Jefferson. His family called him "Jeff". When he was fifteen years old, Jeff Randolph was sent to school in Philadelphia. He studied science and history. Jeff…

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Thomas Jefferson Timeline

An Overview of the Public and Private Accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson
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Thomas Jefferson’s Attitudes Toward Slavery

This unit takes a look at Thomas Jefferson's writings on slavery throughout the course of his lifetime and places them on a timeline of major events of his...
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Thomas Jefferson’s World: Movie Guide for Middle and High School Classrooms (I)

A resource guide for designed for middle and high school classrooms, created to accompany the film THOMAS JEFFERSON’S WORLD...
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Thomas Jefferson’s World: Movie Guide for Middle and High School Classrooms (II)

A resource guide for designed for middle and high school classrooms, created to accompany the film THOMAS JEFFERSON’S WORLD...
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Timeline of Thomas Jefferson’s Life

A timeline of significant events in Thomas Jefferson's public and private life.