Washington, jefferson, and lincoln jefferson, and abraham lincoln compare and contrast the lives of the three presidents by examining their portraits and the. About the book: the story of jefferson davis and abraham lincoln is the story of the united states, and without either of their lives and influence we would not be the nation we are today. Abraham lincoln and jefferson davis works cited missing in this report i compare two great historical figures: abraham lincoln, the 16th president, steered the union to victory in the american civil war and abolished slavery, and the first and only president of the confederate states of. More on the author james m mcpherson is george henry davis 1886 professor of american history emeritus, princeton university he is the author of battle cry of freedom: the civil war era (oxford university press, 1988), abraham lincoln and the second american revolution and ordeal by fire: the civil war and reconstruction (2000. Jefferson davis (1808-1889) was the first and only president of the confederate states of america after a distinguished career in national politics as secretary of war under franklin pierce, davis served as a congressman and then as a mississippi senator after the south's defeat in the civil war.
Here is a collection of jefferson davis quotes these quotes focus heavily on secession, but there are other insights as well abraham lincoln pictures sep 26. Jefferson finis davis was born on june 3, 1808, in christian county, kentucky, less than a hundred miles from where future us president abraham lincoln would be born eight months later davis was one of ten children his father owned an inn and was a veteran of the revolutionary war (1775-1783. Jefferson davis was the president of the confederacy like lincoln, he was born in kentucky unlike lincoln, davis had a strong military background which may or may not have b een an asset. Throughout his life jefferson davis saw himself as a christian, and attended church for god is always right ~ abraham lincoln lincoln in trying to.
Abraham lincoln's early life lincoln was born leader jefferson davis was a west point graduate, mexican war hero and former secretary of war, lincoln had only a brief and undistinguished. Inaugural address : the american civil war, abolition, jefferson davis back during the civil war, jefferson davis was president of the confederate states and abraham lincoln led the united states. Two american presidents: a dual biography of abraham lincoln and jefferson davis [bruce chadwick] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers from 1861 to 1865, there were two american presidents, one in the north & one in the south. Jefferson davis: civil war, facts, biography, education, leadership, early life (2001) - duration: 56:13 the film archives 45,552 views. 1860 election campaign button for abraham lincoln and hannibal hamlin the other side of the button has lincoln's portrait the life and times of hannibal hamlin.
Abraham lincoln and jefferson davis comparison essay by the research group abraham lincoln and jefferson davis compares presidencies of leaders of the north and south in the civil war, discussing politics, leadership, personalities and flexibility. Lincoln & davis: a dual biography of america's civil war presidents [augustin stucker] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the story of jefferson davis and abraham lincoln is the story of the united states, and without either of their lives and influence we would not be the nation we are today. Learn about how jefferson davis's views on liberty, equality, government, and union compared to the beliefs of abraham lincoln as expressed in their various public addresses during the civil war. Know more about the life and accomplishments of jefferson davis through these 10 interesting facts #1 davis was named after us president thomas jefferson jefferson davis was the last of ten children born to samuel emory davis and jane cook. Fortune — when historians rank presidents, abraham lincoln usually comes in first, while thomas jefferson is nearly always in the top five each left a legacy worthy of celebration on presidents.
Abraham lincoln jefferson davis davis moved south while lincoln moved north davis lincoln a grad from west point proved himself as a military leader in the mexican war he seemed to be better to lead the country. This is a biography of jefferson finis davis, bertram hayes-davis discusses the life of his great-great grandfather , jefferson davis abraham lincoln. Biography: where did jefferson davis but he soon learned that abraham lincoln was not going to let the south secede peacefully interesting facts about. • construct a chart on davis's accomplishments compare and contrast the lives of jefferson davis and abraham lincoln plan a field trip to beauvoir.
How did the attitudes of abraham lincoln and jefferson davis compare as the union and the confederacy prepared for war. Jefferson davis's imprisonment into custody as a suspect in the assassination of united states president abraham lincoln, united states vs jefferson davis. Jefferson davis was a us senator and the president of the confederate states of america here are a few facts regarding where davis was born and his life in general jefferson davis was born on june 3, 1808, in christian county, kentucky, according to biography davis was born just 100 miles away. Similarities: abraham lincoln and jefferson davis were both presidents of their own sections of america they were also both born in kentucky.
Abraham lincoln and jefferson davis sunny herren american history mrslynn 5 february 1997 in this report i compare two great historical figures: abraham lincoln, the 16th president, steered the union to victory in the american civil war and abolished slavery, and the first and only president of the confederate states of america, jefferson davis. Jefferson davis vs abraham lincoln but i do not remember any made about the life and times of jefferson davis a few of his many accomplishments. Jefferson davis jefferson davis (1808-1889) was president of the confederate states of america  during the civil war  his honesty, character, and devotion elevated his cause above a quest for the perpetuation of slavery to a crusade for independence.