Friday, January 13, 2006
Thomas Jefferson FAQ
Thomas Jefferson FAQ. Presents a collection of popular questions and answers posted to Web sites on Thomas Jefferson. Each topic has a detailed response.
Example: JEFFERSON'S ACTIVITIES DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
From 1776 to 1779, Jefferson was a member of the Virginia House ofDelegates. From 1779 to 1781, he was governor of Virginia at a time whenthe state was invaded by the British. His wife died in 1782, and that sameyear he was appointed a commissioner to negotiate peace, but the mission wassuspended. From 1783 to 1784, he served as Virginia delegate in Congress.From 1785 to 1789, he was minister to France.Jefferson faithfully served his country in many capacities during hislifetime, and often to his great financial detriment, since his serviceusually prevented him from properly managing his plantation.