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Test Your Knowledge of U.S. President Thomas Jefferson
Born on April 13, 1743, in Virginia, Thomas Jefferson was elected to the Second Continental Congress where he was chosen to write what?

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1. Born on April 13, 1743, in Virginia, Thomas Jefferson was elected to the Second Continental Congress where he was chosen to write what?
   Constitution
   Declaration of Independence
   Bill of Rights
   Declaration of War
   Secret Treaty of Peace
2. Jefferson served many years abroad after the Revolution as an ambassador to what allied country?
   Great Britain
   Spain
   France
   Germany
   Portugal
3. Upon retirement from political life, Jefferson founded what institution?
   University of Virginia
   College of William and Mary
   Jefferson University
   Thomas College
   Jefferson Boys School
4. Jefferson spent his last years at home, a place he designed and named what?
   Mount Vernon
   The Mount
   Monticello
   Limoncello
   France
5. Jefferson considered his authorship of what to be one of his crowning achievements?
   Bill for Established Religious Freedom
   Bill of Rights
   Bill for Free Speech
   Bill for Wine
   Bill for Senate Provisions and Restrictions
6. Wanting to expand the United States for future citizens and farmers, Jefferson acquired what in 1803?
   Northwest Territory
   Louisiana Territory
   Missouri Territory
   Alaska Territory
   Florida Territory
7. Jefferson funded what expedition to explore the newly opened west?
   Clark and Burr
   Hamilton and Lewis
   Adams and Hamilton
   Lewis and Clark
   Burr and Hamilton
8. After the British set fire to the Capitol in the War of 1812, Jefferson helped to establish what book lovers' paradise?
   First Lending Library
   Free Library
   Public Library
   Jefferson's Bookstore
   Library of Congress
9. Jefferson died on July 4, 1826, the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the same day as which other founding father?
   James Madison
   John Adams
   Benjamin Franklin
   John Jay
   Benjamin Rush
10. Of his many achievements, including Vice President and President of the United States, how many did Jefferson have engraved on his tombstone?
   Ten
   Fifteen
   Four
   Three
   One



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