The Hero In Thomas Jefferson Architect Of Democracy

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My hero is Thomas Jefferson, he doesn't have a middle name. It says in the book “Thomas Jefferson Architect of Democracy” he was born on April 13, 1743. One of his quotes is “In matters of style, swim with the current;in matters principle, stand like a rock.” Another one is “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” Yet before Thomas Jefferson became a hero he was a regular child.
As a child Tom's father taught him riding, fishing, hunting, swimming, and surveying. He had an older sister named Jane. He went to James Murray School it said in the book “Thomas Jefferson Architect of Democracy”. For college he went to William and Mary College. Tom read in Greek and Latin which led to the future author of the Declaration of independence. …show more content…

One reason is he double the size of the United States when he purchased the Louisiana Territory. In 1768, Thomas Jefferson was elected to the House of Burgesses. He wrote an autobiography it was tilted “A DECLARATION BY THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN GENERAL CONGRESS ASSEMBLED.” That is why Thomas Jefferson is a hero. Thomas Jefferson is my hero because he was president. He also wrote an autobiography. Being president is a big job. He was very lucky to get that job. He is a hero for many other things. Thomas Jefferson is a great

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