High School Assignment - Research on Thomas Jefferson's Accomplishments

Instructor: Sharon Kim
This assignment requires students to research and describe two of Thomas Jefferson's major accomplishments, including a discussion of their importance in contemporary American politics and democracy. Updated: 08/05/2020

Assignment Instructions for Students

Thomas Jefferson is one of the most well-known political figures in US history. While he accomplished many things, for this assignment, you must choose Jefferson's two most important accomplishments. He made many significant contributions, so be sure to explain why the two you chose are the most important. For each accomplishment you name, you must also describe its lasting impact. Ask yourself: 'Why is Jefferson's accomplishment still important today?'

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