American Presidents





American Presidents: Life Portraits Exhibit
4-8 Grade Student Activity

Thomas Jefferson


Meet the 3rd president!
On what day did Thomas Jefferson start writing the Declaration of Independence? (Hint: You must complete some simple math to answer this question!) ________

Look closer!
Looking at the picture, what was Thomas Jefferson's primary mode of transportation? How do presidents travel today? What changes in today's society have increased the president's ability to move freely? What changes have limited the president's freedom of movement?


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