Monticello was the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, who began designing and building Monticello at age 26 after inheriting land from his father. Located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Piedmont region, the plantation was originally , with Jefferson using slaves for extensive cultivation of tobacco and mixed crops, later shifting from tobacco cultivation to wheat in response to changing markets. Wikipedia*
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The Monticello has 15 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1993, Clinton Inaugural Tour of Monticello. The year with the most videos was 1996 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,779 views per program. Most appearances with Daniel P. Jordan (7), Alan S. Taylor (3), Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy (3). Most common tags: Jefferson, Thomas, Early American History (1600-1850), African American History.