How Did Thomas Jefferson Contribute To Education

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Thomas Jefferson, the founder of the University of Virginia, the author of the Declaration of Independence, the third president, and the statue of Virginia for religious freedom, was born on April 13 1743. Thomas began learning formal education at a young age. Later on he practiced law, and he went on to write one of the most greatest documents ever, the declaration of independence. As a child Thomas Jefferson’s father was very smart so he was able to get an education. At age 9 he already started formal education and learned Greek and Latin. By the time he was 14 he studied further classical languages and was described as a classical scholar. Having learned everything his father taught him, he was able to attend the college of William and
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