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Thomas Jefferson – a very remarkable man

This is amazing.  There are two parts.  Be sure to read Part-2

THOMAS JEFFERSON – a very remarkable man

Thomas Jefferson was a very remarkable man who started learning very early in life and never stopped.

Part -1

 At 5, began studying under his cousin’s tutor.

At 9, studied Latin, Greek and French.

At 14, studied classical literature and additional languages.

At 16, entered the College of William and Mary.

At 19, studied Law for 5 years starting under George Wythe.

At 23, started his own law practice.

At 25, was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses.

At 31, wrote the widely circulated “Summary View of the Rights of British America ” and retired from his law practice.

At 32, was a Delegate to the Second Continental Congress.

At 33, wrote the Declaration of Independence .    Continue reading