Techie Thomas Jefferson Resources

Thanks to Casey Veatch, CSL’s Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist, for collecting and annotating these resources.

In honor of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, here are some digital resources for the historian in all of us.

Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration

This AMAZING video project uses the “product placement” of primary sources into a remake of One Republic’s hit single, Apologize. If you haven’t seen the video, watch it! It is well worth the 3 minutes.

Colonial Williamsburg: Games, Puzzles, & Interactive Features

This informative website features many online and off-line interactive activities related to Williamsburg, VA. There is something here for all age levels.

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Online Activity: Rewriting the Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence

This awesome primary source activity from the Library of Congress looks at every aspect of rough drafts of the Declaration of Independence.

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The Monticello Classroom

Lesson plans, activities, and other teacher resources on Thomas Jefferson and Monticello.

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Thomas Jefferson: A Resource Guide

The entire collection of digital documents from the Library of Congress about Thomas Jefferson.  Included is over 40 years of weather reports and his personal observations of a solar eclipse.

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power / by Jon Meacham

Casey’s favorite biography of our 3rd president.

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Amy Hitchner

Former Statewide Collaborative Programming Coordinator at Colorado State Library
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