Unit 8: Presidents
Do you know who this is?
What role did he have in the development of America?
- (dip lo mat) A person sent from your country as a messenger and contact;
Jefferson became the next diplomat to
France after Benjamin Franklin.
- (rep re sent ed) To have served for your country, state, or other office;
Jefferson represented the state of Virginia in the Continental Congress.
Declaration of Independence
- (dec la ra tion of in de pen dence) Paper document that stated that the colonies were free from British rule;
Jefferson wrote most of the Declaration of Independence.