#3 Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, wife of third president Thomas Jefferson. (b. 1748 - d. 1782). She died after eleven years of marriage, Jefferson remained a widower for the rest of his life after promising her he would never remarry. Her death also was 18 years before Jefferson was elected president in 1800. No facial image of her survives. This portrait was based on contemporary descriptions and executed 183 years after her death.
This video worksheet allows students learn about the problems Thomas Jefferson faced in acquiring the Louisiana Territory from France. The video clip is only three minutes long, but it is packed full of information that will keep your students engaged.This video worksheet works great as a Do Now Activity or as a complement to any lecture or lesson plan on the Louisiana Purchase.
When Jefferson became president in 1801, he had been a widower for 19 years. He had become as capable of handling social affairs as political matters. Occasionally he called on Dolley Madison for assistance. His daughter Patsy served as the lady of the President's House in the winter of 1802-1803. She was there again in 1805-1806, and gave birth to a son named for James Madison, the first child born in the White House. It was Patsy Randolph with her family who shared Jefferson's retirement…
Schweikart Tadeusz Kościuszko. A close friend of Thomas Jefferson, with whom he shared ideals of human rights, Kościuszko wrote a will in 1798 dedicating his American assets to the education and freedom of U.S. slaves. He eventually returned to Europe and lived in Switzerland until his death in 1817. The execution of his will later proved difficult and the funds were never used for the purpose he had intended.
Frederick Madison Roberts was an American newspaper owner and editor, educator and business owner who was the first known man of African American descent elected to the California State Assembly. He has been honored as the first person of African-American descent to be elected to public office among the states on the West Coast. He was the great-grandson of Sally Hemings and is widely believed to be the great-grandson of President Thomas Jefferson.
Martin Luther King Jr. poem FREEBIE. This poem is included in my MLK Jr. packet. The 41 page packet is common core aligned 41 and includes various fun and engaging reading & writing activities for k-3rd. Enjoy!