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Thomas Jefferson A Man of Many Talents
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Click the pictures of Jefferson to go to a Jefferson web page. Read the information on each page. Thomas Jefferson was a man of many accomplishments. What were five of his accomplishments? Of which was he most proud? How do you know?
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Thomas Jefferson invented many things. Click on each picture to see a description of the invention. End Slide Show
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"I have retired from the hated  occupations of politics and returned to  the bosom of my family, my farm, and  my books." Thos. Jefferson 1809 Click on the picture of Jefferson to learn more about his life and accomplishments.
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When in Europe as Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson observed that the Dutch moldboard, which is the front of a plow that lifts up and turns over sod, was awkward and ineffective. Setting his mind to the problem, Jefferson interwove art and purpose to invent a new moldboard based on pure mathematical principles, namely, the right angle. This original moldboard briefly transformed agriculture
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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