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Thomas Jefferson: Father of Our Democracy

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An account of Jefferson's life highlighting his many accomplishments as governor, architect, gardener, inventor, and President.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 1987 by Holiday House
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Dec 16, 2009 Katie rated it really liked it
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Thomas Jefferson is best remembered as a founding father of our nation. David A. Adler wrote Father of Our Democracy to go further into detail on the great man’s life. He used chronological order interspersed with flash-forward bits of information on how Thomas would be as the man we know today. Starting with a detailed description about his parents and family as a young child, Adler showed how much of an impact his family had on his over
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The book I read was about Thomas Jefferson. The book was a biography of Thomas Jefferson. The book goes through Thomas Jefferson’s life. Through making the Declaration of Independence, being President, being founder of University of Virginia. The book tells that Thomas Jefferson had many jobs, he was public official, historian, philosopher, and plantation owner. He served as a president for 5 years. He had a wife and 6 children (only 2 lived to adulthood). Thomas Jefferson was author of the Decl ...more
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Adler was born in New York City, New York. He graduated from Queens College in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in economics and education. For the next nine years, he worked as a mathematics teacher for the New York City Board of Education, while taking classes towards a master's degree in marketing, a degree he was awarded by New York University in 1971. In that same year, a question from his then- ...more
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