Blog Post #6

For the Hemmings family, the American Revolution can mean different things. Betty Hemmings, along with her 13 children, were slaves from the moment they were born. They never had the chance to enjoy life and the freedom. Their lives consisted of working on Jefferson's plantation in Monticello. Their typical job would consist of chefs, butlers, carpenters, gardeners, musicians, … Continue reading Blog Post #6


Blog #4

Thomas Jefferson is one of the most, if not the most influential man in regards to the American revolution. He is most known for writing the Declaration of Independence, thus starting the US’s secession from Great Britain. However, before this, Jefferson wrote a pamphlet titled “A Summary View of the Rights of British America”. It … Continue reading Blog #4