Topic: Jefferson's Public Life & Politics

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The Liberty of the Whole Earth

Thomas Jefferson and French and Haitian Revolutions
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The Prairie Dog

James Akin's earliest-known signed cartoon, "The Prairie Dog" is an anti-Jefferson satire, relating to Jefferson's covert negotiations for the purchase of West Florida from Spain in 1804. Jefferson,...
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Thomas Jefferson and Public Education

Jeffersons Bill 79: The Education Pyramid
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Thomas Jefferson Quotes on Education

A selection of Jefferson quotations on the subject of education.

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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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Thomas Jefferson’s Expectations

Using Jefferson quotes and primary and secondary sources, this lesson focuses on the importance of education and why we need to value education today. The goal of the...
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Timeline of Thomas Jefferson’s Life

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