Jefferson Davis

Personal Info
First Name: 
Jefferson
Last Name: 
Davis
Birthplace: 
Kentucky
Birthdate: 
Friday, June 3, 1808
Biographical Info
Early Childhood Life: 
My parents moved to Mississippi when I was a boy. I was given a classical education at Transylvania Univ.
Occupation: 
president of the south
Residence in 1850: 
yes
Political Info
Political Party: 
Democrat
Government Positions: 
president
Basic Position: 
Pro-Slavery
Opinion on Slavery: 
The ideas I held concerning slavery, or that "peculiar institution" as slavery was often referred to, inherited from my father and George Washington
What Should Be Done About Slavery: 
stay the same !
How I supported this position: 
because i think we did the right thing to leave the union!