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Articles with keyword "Thomas Jefferson"

John Adams portrait by Gianni Dagli Orti

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Paper Trail

On letters, diaries, and other records of the American story at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph

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Impertinent Questions with Cynthia A. Kierner

On the devoted oldest daughter of Thomas Jefferson.

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Presidents Talking About the Presidency

Excerpts from seven of the NEH's presidential papers projects.

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From Skyscrapers to Barns and Everything in Between

A new book roves through four centuries of Virginia's architecture.

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The Trial of a Young Nation

John Marshall's Supreme Court makes a landmark decision establishing the power of judicial review.

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West by Northwest with the Corps of Discovery

The Corps of Discovery heads into uncharted territory looking for a mythical passage to the Far East.

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On the Trail with Lewis & Clark

Chairman Bruce Cole talks with historian Gary Moulton about the expedition's journals and the character of its leaders.

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Upstairs Downstairs

Monticello comes to life in the rooms of its cooks, brewers, blacksmiths, and servants.

Portrait of Aaron Burr in 1802

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Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall

The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.

Court of Louis XVI

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American Arriviste

The eighteenth-century traveler, writer, and social climber John Ledyard joins Thomas Jefferson and a famed circle of expatriates in Paris.