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Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826) was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (1801–1809). One of the most influential Founding Fathers, Jefferson envisioned America as a great “Empire of Liberty” that would promote republicanism.



“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. ”
— Thomas Jefferson