This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Declaration of Independence - Jefferson is selected to pen this document because he is a little-known figure at the first Continental Congress in Philadelphia. He writes it in just a few days, in his room, and his authorship is not widely known until his first term as president, which began in 1801.
A Summary View of the Rights of British America - This document is one of two documents written by Jefferson prior to the Declaration. This document is penned and published before Jefferson was sent to Philadelphia, so, among a...
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