JEFFERSON DAVIS  
Quotes <ul><li>·         ‘‘All we ask is to be let alone.’’   </li></ul><ul><li>·         “I worked night and day for twel...
He was the youngest of ten children in the family
Graduated from West Point
  the next seven years were spent in different army posts
he fought in the Blackhawk war
<ul><li>then fought in the Mexican-American War </li></ul>
Mexican
Mexican   American
WAR
he then became a US Senator from Mississippi
He didn't believe in Mississippi seceding.  He thought that every state had the right to secede
<ul><li>  he was elected president of the confederate states in 1860 </li></ul>
c o n f e d e r a t e   f l a g
The states in  solid red  fought for the Confederacy  The shaded states had slaves. Missouri Kentucky
old confederate postage stamp
he was supposed to be president 6 years....
He Led the Confederacy in the Civil war with  General Robert E. Lee
May 10, 1865
May 10, 1865 he was captured
he was bailed out by the  south   and  the  north
After the civil war he was arrested for treason
He died at age 81 of unknown causes
He believed in a peaceful confederacy
He believed in a peaceful confederacy NO WAR
Legacy   Jefferson Davis helped the confederate states have a sense of pride and unity when it was needed a lot. That prid...
Current Mississippi flag  
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h400.html http://www.history.com/topics/jefferson-davis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff...
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  1. 1. JEFFERSON DAVIS  
  2. 2. Quotes <ul><li>·        ‘‘All we ask is to be let alone.’’ </li></ul><ul><li>·        “I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came. ” </li></ul><ul><li>·        “Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.’’ </li></ul>
  3. 3. He was the youngest of ten children in the family
  4. 4. Graduated from West Point
  5. 5.   the next seven years were spent in different army posts
  6. 6. he fought in the Blackhawk war
  7. 7. <ul><li>then fought in the Mexican-American War </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mexican
  9. 9. Mexican   American
  10. 10. WAR
  11. 11. he then became a US Senator from Mississippi
  12. 12. He didn't believe in Mississippi seceding. He thought that every state had the right to secede
  13. 13. <ul><li>  he was elected president of the confederate states in 1860 </li></ul>
  14. 14. c o n f e d e r a t e f l a g
  15. 15. The states in solid red fought for the Confederacy The shaded states had slaves. Missouri Kentucky
  16. 16. old confederate postage stamp
  17. 17. he was supposed to be president 6 years....
  18. 18. He Led the Confederacy in the Civil war with  General Robert E. Lee
  19. 19. May 10, 1865
  20. 20. May 10, 1865 he was captured
  21. 21. he was bailed out by the south and the north
  22. 22. After the civil war he was arrested for treason
  23. 23. He died at age 81 of unknown causes
  24. 24. He believed in a peaceful confederacy
  25. 25. He believed in a peaceful confederacy NO WAR
  26. 26. Legacy   Jefferson Davis helped the confederate states have a sense of pride and unity when it was needed a lot. That pride and unity remains to day!
  27. 27. Current Mississippi flag  
  28. 28. http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h400.html http://www.history.com/topics/jefferson-davis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Davis http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3f/US_map-South_Historic_1.PNG http://valstar.net/~jcraig/capture.htm www.factmonster.com http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors-/j/jefferson_davis.html  
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