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Thomas Jefferson

In this lesson, students read a biography about the third president of the United States and discuss the preamble to the Declaration of Independence.

This lesson mentions slavery. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Vocabulary
  • surveyor
  • prosperous
  • tax
  • colonist
  • freedom
  • abuse
  • gifted
  • technicality
  • campaign
  • sponsor
  • spread
  • accomplish
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  • comprehension question
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