A political leader of the nineteenth century. He was a powerful cabinet officer in the 1850s. When his home state of Mississippi seceded from the Union (see secession), Davis left the Senate to join the government of the Confederacy. He served as president of the Confederacy throughout its existence.
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Thanks to that meddling Franklin and the other editors, Jefferson thought his Declaration had been “mangled.”
To be sure, Jefferson did share the credit, but not in the way such a resolution might be interpreted.
“Give about two [hours] every day to exercise,” Jefferson instructed his young nephew.
The problem, says UC Davis physiologist and nutritionist Linda Bacon, is that very few people can lose weight and keep it off.
Lincoln Davis and John Barrow and Larry Kissell and Travis Childers and on and on it went.
Then, if you gentlemen are successful here, and capture Fulton and Jefferson City, our brightest hopes will be fulfilled.
There were but five hundred men guarding the important post of Jefferson City.
“Steed”—Jefferson rode on horseback to the Capitol to take his oath of office as President.
Jefferson Davis disguised himself in the hood, shawl, and dress of his wife in 1865.
It was at this convention that a written treatise on American rights was prepared for the convention by Thomas Jefferson.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey