Appointed Minister to France
Supreme Court ruled in Marbury v. Madison . Any law passed by Congress can be declared unconstitutional by the courts.
The Louisiana Territory was purchased from France for $15 million dollars. The price works out to three cents per acre for the 512 million acres.
12th Amendment changed Presidential election rules
Jefferson was reelected
Lewis and Clark begin the exploration of the Northwest
Vice-president Aaron Burr kills Alexander Hamilton in a duel July 11
Congress outlaws importing slaves from Africa, March 2
Embargo Act, December 22, forbids American ships to leave American waters
Jefferson retired from elected office and returned to Monticello
Non-Intercourse Act, March 1, repeals the Embargo Act, which didn't work
drafted the Declaration of Independence
Entered the Virginia House of Delegates, where he fought for the separation of church and state
Was educated at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He later studied law privately
born on April 13
Began practicing law
Married Martha Wayles Skelton (she died in 1782, after giving birth to their sixth child, Lucy Elizabeth).
became the Governor of Virginia but abdicted his 2nd term in 1781 after the British invaded Virginia
Appointed Secretary of State by President George Washington, but he resigned on Dec. 31, 1793
Jefferson elected Vice-President of the USA
elected president of the United States
Founded the University of Virginia
Jefferson died at Monticello on July 4