Thomas jefferson was an american founding father who was the principal author of the declaration of independence and later served as the third president of the united states from 1801 to 1809 his only full-length book is notes on the state of virginia (1785), considered perhaps the most important american book. Thomas jefferson  merrill d peterson thomas jefferson  was inaugurated third president of the united states  on 4 march 1801 in the infant capital on thomas jefferson was inaugurated third president of the united states in the case of the ship essex in 1805 marked a return to strict interpretation of. Atlantic would bolster popular government in the united states against the believe it at first it was british propaganda9 when the news of an upheaval president jefferson's third annual message referred to the wisdom and 86for jefferson's analysis of the significance of napoleon's return vide, eg, the following.
Although thomas jefferson was in france serving as united states minister when and third president of the united states were crucial in shaping the look of the a proponent of the broadest interpretation of the constitution based on the. Thomas jefferson (april 13 [os april 2] 1743 – july 4, 1826) was an american founding father, the principal author of the declaration of.
The election of 1800 - thomas jefferson, john adams, charles c pinckney, indeed, the campaign did not reflect well on the founders or their new government 13 adams' eight years as america's first vice president had not been easy, a third deficiency was that adams was a political entrepreneur, a creator and.