Example sentences for: jefferson

How can you use “jefferson” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Bob Livingston announced his resignation, demanded the president follow suit, and called for those other adulterers, former Presidents Kennedy, Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Jackson, and Jefferson to return from the dead and resign retroactively.

  • Hemings, who was 29 years younger than Jefferson, was herself the mulatto half-sister of Jefferson's wife.

  • Jefferson's descendants 1) invited some of Hemings' descendants to attend an exclusive family gathering (the "Monticello Association"); 2) voted down a motion to eject the Hemings clan from the gathering; 3) voted down a proposal to make the Hemingses honorary members immediately; and 4) appointed a committee to decide whether the Hemingses are real descendants or impostors (despite demonstrated genetic links).

  • Meanwhile, new DNA evidence strongly indicates that Thomas Jefferson did indeed father children by his slave Sally Hemings.

  • The Louisville region is facing the potential loss of three or four staff members because of the cuts, said Dennis Bricking, executive director of the Louisville Legal Aid Society, which serves Jefferson and 14 surrounding counties.


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