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Unformatted text preview: March 10, 1785 Jefferson appointed chief minister to France January 16, 1786 Virginia Assembly adopts Jefferson's Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom March 1, 1786 Jefferson and John Adams make unsuccessful attempt to negotiate trade treaties with England February-June 1787 Makes tour of southern France and northern Italy July 29, 1787 Other remaining daughter, Maria, joins Jefferson and daughter Martha in Paris October 12, 1787 Re-elected minister to France for a three-year term July 2, 1788The Constitution of the United States is declared ratified April 30, 1789 George Washington and John Adams inaugurated President and Vice President, respectively, in New York July 14, 1789 Bastille Day; French Revolution begins September 26, 1789 Appointed Secretary of State October 22, 1789 Jefferson departs from Paris for a leave of absence in the United...
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