Suddenly at some point it was 50, and I remember thinking…I ‘know’ it was 52. Suddenly teachers were telling me…’You’re confusing this with the number of cards in a deck” which I thought was weird because that’s how we remembered it as kids. I seem to have a fuzzy memory of 52 states as well. And i remembered it was 52, because it was the same as the number of cards in a deck. The distinctive West Front (back) of Monticello is actually the better known view of Jefferson's home.Photography is not allowed inside the living quarters of the house, which includes skylights that Jefferson designed.wierd.’Maybe theres another explanation for it, but occasionally I still ask and hear 52!
Or, is this simply confusion over districts, territories, and states?
In 1794 he began to rebuild the structure, blending his own architectural style with his favorite European designs.
Remodeling continued on and off for most of the remainder of his life.
For years I firmly believed there to be 52 states in America.
Quite a shock when I found out there was only 50, After this, I must have asked 25-30 people (in Europe, as I’m Irish), literally everbody I met, how many states in America. After I said there was 50, their reaction remained ‘oh yea.