Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and one of the most influential Founding Fathers. Major events during his presidency include the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Jefferson achieved distinction as, among other things, a horticulturist, statesman, architect, archaeologist, paleontologist, inventor, and founder of the University of Virginia.
George Washington was the commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War, and...
Alexander Hamilton fought courageously during the American Revolutionary War as Captain of an artillery unit....
Abraham Lincoln served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until...