#3 Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, wife of third president Thomas Jefferson. (b. 1748 - d. 1782). She died after eleven years of marriage, Jefferson remained a widower for the rest of his life after promising her he would never remarry. Her death also was 18 years before Jefferson was elected president in 1800. No facial image of her survives. This portrait was based on contemporary descriptions and executed 183 years after her death.
Martin Luther King Jr. poem FREEBIE. This poem is included in my MLK Jr. packet. The 41 page packet is common core aligned 41 and includes various fun and engaging reading & writing activities for k-3rd. Enjoy!
Even though Thomas Jefferson said that “all men are created equal”, he viewed blacks as sub-humans who can’t do intelligent things. Benjamin Banneker sent a letter to Jefferson. He talked about the scientific and mathematic accomplishments he did to...
MARTHA WAYLES SKELTON, a widow, married Thomas Jefferson in 1748. The strain of frequent pregnancies weakened Martha so gravely that Thomas curtailed his political activities to stay near her. He noted in his account book for Septr 6, 1782 "My dear wife died this day at 11-45 A.M." He did not remarry. Only two of their children survived infancy. Daughter Martha 'Patsy'Jefferson Randolph served as his first lady during his presidency.
Thomas Jefferson This Thomas Jefferson Pack includes several different resources to help your kids learn all about Thomas Jefferson's accomplishments! This pack includes the following:- Slides that give students an overview of his life.- Booklet craftivity- students will create a booklet that helps them remember all about his life.
The Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC was built in remembrance of Jefferson's accomplishments. It sits on the south side of the tidal basin. It was modeled on the design of Jefferson's home Monticello and was finished in 1943.