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Thomas Jefferson Accomplishments

Even though Thomas Jefferson said that “all men are created equal”, he viewed blacks as sub-humans who can’t do intelligent things. Benjamin Banneker sent a letter to Jefferson. He talked about the scientific and mathematic accomplishments he did to...

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10 Inspirational Presidential Quotes

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. -- Thomas Jefferson

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Important Facts About Thomas Jefferson

Image of Thomas Jefferson by Charles Wilson Peale, 1791. - Credit: Library of Congress

Eleonora R. Sears was not just the great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, she was also a well-known athlete in the early 20th C. She made waves playing tennis with rolled up shirt sleeves and caused a stir in when she rode front-saddle into an all-male polo arena while wearing pants. Despite receiving criticism for her unfeminine style, she remained popular at home and abroad, and has been called “The Mother of Title IX” for her impact on women in sports.

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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!

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