Astor, by the magnitude of his commercial and financial relations, and the vigor and scope of his self-taught mind, had elevated himself into the consideration of government and the communion and correspondence with leading statesmen, he, at an early period, communicated his schemes to President Jefferson
, soliciting the countenance of government.
The main characters in this endeavor were President Jefferson
, Consul General Tobias Lear, soldier/diplomat/adventurer William Eaton, second in command Presley OAEBannon, and the rule of Tripoli Yusuf Karamanli.
In 2015, they unsuccessfully tried to block the removal of a statue of Confederate President Jefferson
In the fall of 1864, when repeated Union victories made the fall of the Confederacy appear imminent, Confederate President Jefferson
Davis confronted a radical idea-arming slaves to fight for the Confederacy, in a last-ditch, desperate attempt to preserve independence, possibly even at the cost of the slavery institution itself.
In early 1809, after eight years of President Jefferson
, America's economy was in tatters and another war loomed (the War of 1812), due mainly to Jefferson's and Madison's anti-British hostility, the 1807 Embargo Act, and support for Napoleon.
When perhaps the greatest living Civil War historian--arguably the greatest who ever lived--suggests that Confederate President Jefferson
Davis's reputation as commander in chief has too long been undervalued, attention must be paid.
Year in which former Confederate president Jefferson
Davis was captured by members of the 4th Michigan Cavalry Regiment
So he's proposed moving a statue of Confederate President Jefferson
Davis from its current place in the rotunda, its home since 1936, to the state historical museum, also located in Frankfort.
The University of Texas at Austin has decided to relocate its statue of Confederate President Jefferson
Davis from a major campus walkway to a historical exhibit.
Republican Jenny Horne reminded her colleagues she was a descendent of Confederate president Jefferson
Davis, and scolded fellow members of her party for stalling with dozens of amendments.
The South's defeat was inevitable when, on a chilly Sunday April 3 morning in 1865, Confederate President Jefferson
Davis's prayers at St.
In Montgomery, Alabama, President Jefferson
Davis asked the Confederate Congress for the authority to wage war.