Declaration of Independence(1776)
About the Author
Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, is considered by many to be the greatest person the United States has ever produced. A true Renaissance man, Jefferson was a statesman, author, politician, philosopher, diplomat, inventor, scientist, and much more.
Tall for his time, at six feet, two inches, with sandy red hair, hazel eyes, and a weak speaking voice, Jefferson was both loathed and loved by his contemporaries. The Connecticut Courant, a...