"Drafting the Declaration"
Introduction Among his many accomplishments, Thomas Jefferson was extraordinarily proud of his prominent role in writing the Declaration of Independence. Though he accepted the assignment with reluctance, Jefferson set to the task with great passion and ended up producing the defining instrument of the American Revolution. The Library of Congress has an online exhibit that traces the process by which this remarkable document was crafted. At the exhibit site you'll learn more about the people, documents, and writings that influenced Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence.
Destination Title: Thomas Jefferson
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