40 Top Jefferson Davis Quotes That Reflect His Mind
Former President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis was a renowned US senator who became the President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. He started his military career after completing his graduation as a second lieutenant of the ‘First Infantry’. He served for the next five years during which he actively contributed in the ‘Blackhawk War’. His interest in politics eventually made him resign from the military to join the ‘Democratic Party’. There, his prolific leadership skills were acknowledged and he was elected to the House of Representatives from Mississippi. He took a break from his political career and joined the military to serve during the 'Mexican–American War'. After serving for three years, he returned to politics to become a senator. All through his career he was against the abolition of slavery and owned more than a hundred slaves to work on his farms. He is highly quoted for his white supremacist and pro-slavery views besides the wisdom that he displayed. Go through these thoughts and quotes by Jefferson Davis which reflect his views on confederacy.