Jefferson Davis

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The Presidency of Jefferson Davis Jefferson Davis was the President of the Confederate States of America and led the nation through the Civil War. Davis was a United States military officer, Congressman, Senator, and Secretary-of-War before elected (Catton and McPherson -p.42). The Confederate States of America were the states that had withdrawn from the Union to form this pro-slave country. These states that had withdrawn believed in slavery on the basis that the economy would …

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…was very congenial kind man. Today Jefferson Davis is regarded as a very good president who was not given enough power. Some people in the Deep South think that he was not aggressive enough and blame the loss of the war completely on him. President Jefferson Davis of the Confederate States of America will be remembered as not only the best Confederate States of America president, but also the only Confederate States of America president.