#Jefferson

News | The News

2 California schools named for Washington, Jefferson getting new names after Black Lives Matter push

Two San Francisco-area elementary schools named after a pair of founding fathers who owned slaves will get new names after a school board approved a Black Lives Matter resolution last week, according to a report.

Politics | Politics

Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall | National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Mark Twain once quipped, “Truth is stranger than Fiction . . . because Fiction is obliged to stick to the possibilities; Truth isn’t.” Twain could well have been writing about the trial of Aaron Burr.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Replaced With Slave Liberation Day in Charlottesville

On Monday, the city council of Charlottesville struck down the official holiday celebrating Thomas Jefferson's birthday and replaced it with a day celebrating the slave liberation toward the end of the Civil War. This sends a message of ingratitude to UVa

History | History

Thomas Jefferson's daily routine - Business Insider

Thomas Jefferson, one of the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States, stuck to a consistent routine throughout his life.

History | History

Memo to Donald Trump: Thomas Jefferson invented hating the media - The Washington Post

Jefferson is celebrated as a champion of a free press. But he also wrote that “nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper."

History | History

We Toured Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda at the University of Virginia. Here’s What We Learned About Its Secrets Discove

Brian Hogg, senior historic preservation planner at the University of Virginia, thought they had discovered almost everything there was to know about the rotunda on campus, which was originally built by Thomas Jefferson who founded the university in 1819