Declaration of Independence, Monticello, President John Adams, President Thomas Jefferson

Monticello – The Home President Thomas Jefferson Died In 50 Years After Signing The Declaration of Independence

Monticello was a mansion that Thomas Jefferson built in the 1700s. After it’s original construction, the mansion underwent modifications and changes for four decades.

On July 4, 1823, fifty years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, President Thomas Jefferson died five hours before his friend President John Adams while resting in Monticello. Thomas Jefferson had died from a combination of ailments that had been ongoing for years, including a toxemia from kidney infection, urema from kidney tissue damage and pneumonia.

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