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Thomas Jefferson 1 Thomas Jefferson was the third American President. He was born in 1743. His father was Peter and his mother was Jane. They were from Virginia. Thomas went to school at home and learned to read and write. Then he started going to college. After he graduated, he was a lawyer. Thomas married Martha in 1772. They built their home. It was called Monticello. Thomas and Martha had sons and daughters, but some of the children died. Martha died in 1782. 2 Thomas wrote the U.S. Declaration of Independence in 1776. Then the U.S. had a war to fight for freedom from England. The U.S. won the war. Thomas got a job in France working for the U.S. government. Then he came home. He was President from 1800 to 1808. After he retired, he went home to Monticello. He died there on July 4, 1826. 1. What happens last in this story? Thomas Jefferson retired on July 4, 1826. Thomas Jefferson passed away. Thomas Jefferson moved to his new house. Thomas Jefferson had fun on the Fourth of July. 2. This story is mostly about ________. Thomas Jefferson's home the American Presidents the life of Thomas Jefferson the Declaration of Independence 3. In paragraph 1, graduated means _________. entered law school transferred to a different college completed his education applied for a job 4. You can tell from the story that ______________. Jefferson liked being President George Washington was the first President. John Adams was the second President. There were two Presidents before Jefferson 5. Why did the U.S. fight with England? England wanted the Declaration of Independence. The United States wanted independence. The United States did not want independence. England wanted independence.
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