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"When I meet Thomas Jefferson, I'm 'a compel him to include women in the sequel!" Angelica Schuyler In 1848 at the Seneca Falls Convention, 342 women and men wrote the Declaration of Sentiments, demanding that women be allowed to share the same rights and privileges as men. They modeled their statement on the Declaration of Independence. seaofliberty.org This document is the Declaration of Sentiments issued by the participants in the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848. At this gathering in upstate New York, 342 women and men wrote a document demanding that women be allowed to share the same rights and privileges as men. They modeled their statement on the Declaration of Independence.
<div>"I trust you'll understand the reference to Another Scottish tragedy without my having to name the play." </div><div><br></div><div>Jefferson not only studied and read Shakespeare's writing, he also visited the poet's home in England</div> www.monticello.org Whose chip is it, anyway? | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
"Jefferson has my vote...I have never agreed with Jefferson once...we have fought on like seventy-five diff'rent fronts...but when all is said and all is done, Jefferson has beliefs, Burr has none." Hamilton did do Jefferson a solid during the Election of 1800 classroom.monticello.org Learning Resources from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson: President of the United States
Jefferson owned an engraving depicting the Death of General Montgomery. Burr served under General Montgomery "until he caught a bullet in the neck in Quebec" www.monticello.org Death of General Montgomery in the Attack of Quebec (Engraving) | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
<div>"the President's assembling a cabinet, and that I am to be Secretary of State, great!" </div><div><br></div><div>The letter Jefferson received from Washington announcing his position of Secretary of State</div> founders.archives.gov Founders Online: From George Washington to Thomas Jefferson, 13 October 1789
"What is a legacy? It's planting seeds in a garden you never get to see" Thomas Jefferson tried to control his legacy through his writings and designing his own tombstone and epitaph. Can you guess the three accomplishments on his tombstone? classroom.monticello.org Pictures from Monticello: Jefferson's notes on his epitaph and gravemarker
"Yo. Turns out we have a secret weapon! An immigrant you know and love who's unafraid to step in. He's constantly confusin', confoundin' the British henchmen. Ev'ryone give it up for America's favorite fighting Frenchman! LAFAYETTE!<br> www.monticello.org Marquis de Lafayette | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
"Ev’ry action has its equal, opposite reactions" Jefferson quotes Isaac Newton, a man of the Enlightenment that he considered part of his "trinity of the three greatest men the world had ever produced" www.monticello.org John Locke (Painting) | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
"Thomas claims... Well I arranged the meeting I arranged the menu, the venue, the seating" While it didn't happen at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's account of the dinner party bargain of 1790 is the only surviving documentation of the event. founders.archives.gov Founders Online: X. Jefferson’s Account of the Bargain on the Assumption and Re …
"Did you forget Lafayette?" Hamilton wasn't Lafayette's only friend. m.youtube.com
"But who's waitin' for me when I step in the place? My friend James Madison..." Jefferson and Madison's fifty year friendship encompassed more than politics www.monticello.org James Madison | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
"Look back at the Bill of Rights" "Which I wrote!" Jefferson helped convince Madison of the importance of the Bill of Rights rotunda.upress.virginia.edu To James Madison, 18 November 1788
<div>"In a letter I received from you two weeks ago" </div><div><br></div><div>Jefferson and Angelica Schuyler also developed a friendship and correspondence </div> tjrs.monticello.org Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Angelica Schuyler Church, 27 Nov. 1793 [Quote] | Jefferson Quotes & Family Letters
"No one else was in the room where it happened." Are you sure there wasn't anyone else in the room where it happened? Enslaved cook James Hemings served as Jefferson's head of household while Jefferson was Secretary of State. www.monticello.org Personality Profile - Monticello's Cooks | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
"my sweet, submissive subject, my loyal, royal subject, forever and ever, and ever and ever and ever." Jefferson had other ideas in the Declaration of Independence. www.loc.gov A monthly Web magazine of historical highlights and fascinating facts from the Library of Congress.
"We signed a treaty with a king whose head is now in a basket, would you like to take it out and ask it? 'Should we honor our treaty, King Louis' head?' '...do whatever you want, I'm super dead.'" Jefferson argued that the U.S. should support France during the wars against Britain. George Washington and Alexander Hamilton disagreed, and drafted a statement of neutrality. www.monticello.org French Revolution | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
"...doing whatever the hell it is you do at Monticello." Jefferson did a hell of a lot at Monticello. Find out about a day in the life of Jefferson. www.monticello.org A Day in the Life of Thomas Jefferson | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
"'We plant seeds in the South. We create.' Yeah, keep ranting. We know who's really doing the planting. One of the biggest contradictions of Jefferson's life is writing the Declaration of Independence and owning over 600 slaves in his lifetime. www.masshist.org Farm Book, 1774-1824, page 30, by Thomas Jefferson [electronic edition]
"I want to be in the room where it happens." www.youtube.com
"Then I said 'I gotta go, I gotta be in Monticello.' Now the work at home begins" <br> tjrs.monticello.org Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Alexander Donald, 30 May 1795 [Quote] | Jefferson Quotes & Family Letters
"John Adams?! I know him That can’t be That’s that little guy who spoke to me All those years ago What was it, eighty-five? That poor man, they’re gonna eat him alive!" Jefferson and Adams had a long and complicated friendship www.monticello.org John Adams | Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings www.youtube.com
"I wanna to sit under my own vine and fig tree, a moment alone in the shade, at home in this nation we made” www.youtube.com
"who is this kid and what's he gonna do?" www.youtube.com
"You simply must meet Thomas" www.youtube.com