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Born on April 13, 1743 in the Colony of Virginia to Peter Jefferson and Jane Randolph—Thomas Jefferson was the third of ten other children. Jefferson’s father was unable to have a formal education, so it was important to his parents that Jefferson had the opportunity to have one for himself. As a result, at the young age of five, Jefferson entered English School—Within his studies it was evident Jefferson was excelling and at the age of nine he began attending a school run by Scottish Presbyterian Ministers. Along with his general studies, Jefferson fell in love with linguistics and nature....

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