--Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian.
The official biography of Thomas Jefferson, written by experts who study his enduring legacy and preserve his iconic home at Monticello.
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The words and ideas in the Declaration have impacted human rights around the world.
For Jefferson, whose unorthodox religious views were a matter of heated discussion, the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom was one of his greatest achievements.
Jefferson conceived, promoted, founded and designed the University of Virginia as "the hobby of my old age."
Jefferson was already planning Lewis and Clark's exploration of the American West when France suddenly offered to sell the Louisiana Territory to the U.S.
Thomas Jefferson wrote that “all men are created equal,” and yet enslaved more than six-hundred people over the course of his life.
Experience the range of Jefferson's interests through a typical twenty-four hours of his retirement at Monticello.
The significant public and private events in Jefferson's life.
Search hundreds of Thomas Jefferson's most famous quotations (as well as a few he didn't make).
Jefferson's personal life, interests, and habits.
The people in Jefferson's life.
Articles about Jefferson's political career and accomplishments.
Learn more about Jefferson's "tranquil pursuits of science" which he called his "supreme delight."
Information about Jefferson's religious beliefs and his promotion of religious freedom
Reports some of Jefferson's documents, his correspondence, and his writing habits.
Anecdotes and stories, generally inaccurate, about Jefferson's life.