Eleonora R. Sears was not just the great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, she was also a well-known athlete in the early 20th C. She made waves playing tennis with rolled up shirt sleeves and caused a stir in when she rode front-saddle into an all-male polo arena while wearing pants. Despite receiving criticism for her unfeminine style, she remained popular at home and abroad, and has been called “The Mother of Title IX” for her impact on women in sports.
This video worksheet allows students learn about the problems Thomas Jefferson faced in acquiring the Louisiana Territory from France. The video clip is only three minutes long, but it is packed full of information that will keep your students engaged.This video worksheet works great as a Do Now Activity or as a complement to any lecture or lesson plan on the Louisiana Purchase.
Thomas Jefferson short biography revolutionary-war.net Most people remember Thomas Jefferson as the writer of the Declaration of Independence, a member of the First Congress, and as a President of the United States. Jefferson was so much more than that and had so many accomplishments ...
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Few members of the founding generation rank with Thomas Jefferson in the defining of the American Revolution for contemporaries and the shaping its legacy for posterity. His legion of accomplishments includes his authorship of the Declaration of Independence, his service as America's first Secretary of State and its third President, and his establishment of the University of Virginia.