Santiago Gerardi12-4-17History 8-1Ms. Hrehor Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson was once a man who used all of his great writings and a lot of his intelligence to help and inspire American citizens and the United States of America.        Thomas Jefferson, a great man who has amazed and helped for the United States Of America.Thomas Jefferson was once a man who used all of his great writings and a lot of his intelligence to help and inspire American citizens and the United States of America.Thomas Jefferson was the one who wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776, which declared the thirteen colonies free from England.The Declaration of Independence in 1776, became the main event in his life. He Wanted to return to Virginia to help write that state’s constitution, the Continental Congress chose him to the five-person committee for writing the declaration of independence.The Declaration of Independence was referred as a collective effort of the Continental Congress, he was not noticed as its major author until the 1790s.The main purpose of America’s Declaration of Independence was to help the different nation why the colonies wanted to free themselves from Great Britain. While The Revolutionary War had already begun, several major battles had already taken part.Thomas Jefferson was one of the smartest presidents we have ever had. He was an amazing student and great learner from a very young age.He was tutored at home, while he  only attended school for two years before he was being accepted at the College of William and Mary.Thomas Jefferson was one of the most accomplished presidents in American History. He has created many things and one of them is the “Jefferson’s disk”.besides being the president he was a politician, inventor, author, educator, lawyer, architect, and philosopher.Therefore, Thomas Jefferson was a great president and one of the best.Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, He was also a great and smart student, and he has accomplished so many things. as you can see, Thomas Jefferson was once a man who used all of his great writings and a lot of his intelligence to help and inspire American citizens and the United States of America.Jefferson was born in Virginia in 1762, He graduated from William & Mary college he studied law, and was sent to the Virginia bar in 1767. in 1769 He was elected to the House of Burgesses in virginia and worked until the British destroy the House in 1774. he was also a founding member of Virginia’s Committee of Correspondence in 1773, which stopped anti-British views, and, in 1774, he published A Summary View of the Rights of British America.in 1775 Jefferson was voted to be a Delegate for the Second Continental Congress only when he was thirty three years old, he wrote the Declaration of Independence. During the Revolutionary War, Jefferson returned to Virginia and became a Delegate in the years 1776 to 1779, and then he served as Governor in the years 1779 and 1780. He served as a Delegate to the Confederation Congress from 1783 to 1784 and became a major role in federal land policy. Thomas Jefferson has decided to join John Adams and Benjamin Franklin in Paris during 1784 to work commercial treaties with European powers. The next year, he succeeded Franklin as Minister to France during the years 1785 all the way to 1789 before becoming Secretary of State. On April 13 thomas Jefferson would be officially 272 years old. His words and actions to U.S. history keep his memory alive today.Especially, Jefferson is on coins and currency that respect him. These are the three pieces of U.S. currency respecting the third President of the United area of America. (Nickel)From 1938, Thomas Jefferson has been on the U.S. nickel. On the back part of the nickel, you can see Virginia. In 2006, the design on the nickel changed a little, but the picture of Jefferson stayed. The nickel is common and famous of all the currency with Thomas Jefferson.Thomas Jefferson and the $2 bill been together for more than a century. In 1869, the $2 bill represented Thomas Jefferson. In 1886, the design changed. In 1928, the design represented a portrait of Jefferson again. On the same year, the different side of the coin represented a picture of Monticello. However, in 1976, a new design came out, it helped our signing the Constitution, while Jefferson was besides them. Even Though the design has changed since, Jefferson’s picture has stayed.In 2007, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson decided to start “The dollar Coin Program”. Since Thomas Jefferson was the third president, the Thomas Jefferson dollar Coin was the third coin to be out, The coin features a design of Jefferson on the obverse side, and the Statue of Liberty on the reverse.Therefore, at the end you can see that President Jefferson was a great President and a great person he wrote the Declaration of Independence, he was also a smart and creative human, and he was also very successful. So as you see and read about Thomas Jefferson you may now know how great of a man and president he was.BibliographyKelly, Martin. “10 Things to Know About Thomas Jefferson.” ThoughtCo, www.thoughtco.com/things-to-know-about-thomas-jefferson-104986.History.com Staff. “Writing of Declaration of Independence.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 2010, www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/writing-of-declaration-of-independence.”Thomas Jefferson’s Lasting Legacy in Coins and Currency.” Bellevue Rare Coins, 19 Sept. 2016, www.bellevuerarecoins.com/thomas-jeffersons-lasting-legacy-coins-currency/.