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        Images from the Life of Jefferson | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        View images of Jefferson, Monticello, and the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1846) was the third president of the United States of America, and served two terms between the years 1801-1809. He was a founding father of the country, and author of the Declaration of Independence. The son of a Virginia planter, Jefferson was educated at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. As president, he created the military academy at West Point; he expanded the size of the country with the Louisiana Purchase, and commissioned Lewis & Clark to explore the western United States.

        Jefferson's Home, Monticello | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello. Photo credit: Robert C. Lautman, Florentine Films.

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        Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Charles Willson Peale | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        Black and white photograph close-up of Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, from the 1791 oil on canvas portrait of Jefferson by Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827). Source: Independence National Historical Park Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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        Engraving of Thomas Jefferson | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        Engraving of Thomas Jefferson. Credit: Photograph courtesy of U.S. Treasury/Corbis.

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        Jefferson's Sketch of Monticello | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        Jefferson's sketch of the elevation of the First Monticello, showing the north and south bows added to the house, ca. 1777. [The "First Monticello" refers to the house as it was ca. 1770 to 1796.] Photo credit: University of Virginia Library. Source: Monticello, Charlottesville, VA.

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        Thomas Jefferson Portrait by Rembrandt Peale | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale, 1800. [The portrait was completed in Philadelphia before mid-May 1800, when he left that capital for Monticello.] Credit: White House Historical Association.

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        Jefferson's Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        Thomas Jefferson's original rough draft of the Declaration of Independence. Source: The Library of Congress.

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        The Declaration of Independence | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        The first official printing of the Declaration of Independence by John Dunlap, Philadelphia, 1776. Credit: American Independence Museum/New Hampshire State Archives.

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        "Declaration of Independence in Congress, Independence Hall, Philadelphia, July 4, 1776" | Ken Burns: Thomas Jefferson

        "Declaration of Independence," by John Trumbull, 1818. [Hung in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in 1826, it depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft of the Declaration of Independence was presented to the Second Continental Congress, Philadelphia.] Credit: Architect of the Capitol.

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