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The World of Thomas Jefferson

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Jefferson has been described as "America's da Vinci, a revolutionary, an architect, a great literary craftsman, a farmer, a gardener, an amateur paleontologist, an archaeologist, the father of American library science, a classicist, and much more."  He could “calculate an eclipse, survey an estate, tie an artery, plan an edifice, try a cause, break a horse, dance a minuet, and play the violin.”  We will look at his world, internally and externally, as revealed in some of his 19,000+ letters.  The historian Joseph Ellis has said, "The best and worst are inextricably tangled in Jefferson" but "It is impossible to avoid Jefferson..."

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

W&M Kaplan Arena

Thomas Thompson 



Registration Closes On
Monday, February 4, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/4/2019 - 2/4/2019 Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Williamsburg, W&M Kaplan Arena  Map Thomas Thompson