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Texan-US army officer, jurist, and Democratic politician   chief justice of Republic of Texas supreme court 1838-1842   president of 1845 convention confirming US annexation of Republic of Texas   Senator from Texas 1846-1857   president pro tempore of Senate 1857 &nbs..

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1743 – Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743. He is US architect, diplomat, inventor, Democratic-Republican politician, and scholar 1769-1774 – Thomas Jefferson  is a member of House of Burgesses 1775-1776 – He is the Virginia delegate to Continental Congress   1783-1784 – Once again he is the Virginia delegate to Continental Congress   1776 – He ..

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1708 – Born on February 29th near present day Richmond, Virginia in a family of the colonial gentry. 1737 – Peter Jefferson joined his close friend William Randolph in a 50,000 land venture, which would be the first of many to follow. 1739 – Peter Jefferson, who already achieved social status, became even more prominent ..

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1808 – Born in Christian County, Kentucky, on the 3rd of June. He was the youngest of the 10 children of Samuel Emory Davis and his wife Jane Cook. 1813 – Began his education together with his sister Mary, attending a log cabin school. 1815 – He entered the Catholic school of Saint Thomas at ..

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1726- Born in Elizabeth City County, Virginia– birth of the American statesman, lawyer, and judges 1746 – admitted to the bar– served in the Virginia House of Burgesses 1764– drafted a Virginia protest against the proposed Stamp Act 1775-1776 – served in the Continental Congress and revised Virginia’s laws with Thomas Jefferson and Edmund Pendleton– ..

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