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Thomas Jefferson - a true Renaissance man, he wrote our Declaration of Independence and Constitution, was an early American diplomat to France, became our 3rd President, was a self-taught botanist, architect and scientist, and he sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore what lay to the west of the Mississippi river. A remarkable man.

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I LOVE this Thomas Jefferson Education Manifesto!!! I have a copy that I can't wait to frame. So very inspiring and it puts into words so eloquently what our family believes in.

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White House China - President Thomas Jefferson - Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States.

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Jefferson is credited with several inventions, including the swivel chair, a pedometer, a machine to make fiber from hemp, a letter-copying machine, and the lazy susan.

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from nytimes.com

‘Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,’ by Jon Meacham

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham

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