Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence
This mini-research eBook was developed for Mrs. Aussant's 3rd grade class at J.L. Lomax Elementary School
Designed by Mae C. Roquemore, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher

GPS Standard:   SS3H2- The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people's rights and freedoms in a democracy.
                                         a) Identify various leaders with their rights movements.
                                         b) Explain obstacles, restrictions, and social barriers that these historical figures had to overcome and describe how they overcame them.

PLO (primary learning outcome):   Students will identify Thomas Jefferson, the threats Great Britain posed to the rights of American colonists, and the main points of the Declaration of Independence.

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