Thomas Jefferson was a great speaker and writer.
He was full of wisdom and loved to share it with people.

Thomas Jefferson

"For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it"

Thomas Jefferson to William Roscoe --- December 27, 1820

Thomas Jefferson was good at many different things. He was so talented. Thomas Jefferson was an Architect, Politician, Farmer, Reader/Writer, Family man, Inventor.

To us, one of Thomas Jeffesons most interesting achievements was being an inventor. He made lots of neat things. Most of his inventions were improvements upon something that already existed. However, not all of them were merely improvements.

Jefferson Nickel Front Back Nickel
                                                     The Jefferson coin of peace and friendship.

Thomas Jefferson's inventions include:

The folding ladder

The portable writing desk

He built the frist dumbwaiter in the U. S.

A clock that also tells the date

Polygraph Machine
(pen to patre copier machine)

Improved upon the plow

Swivel Chair

Closet Clothing Machine
clothes rack

Windows that doubled as doors

Rotating filing table

Lounging chair with desk attached

We also made our own inventions so we could feel what it is
like to be an inventor.
Click below to see our inventions:



Interesting Facts
Time and Place
Achievements and Hero Statement
Leader of Today 
(Mini Field Trips) 
Links to learn more....
Team Page
(Concept Map)