Jefferson Davis

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1889-12-06T00:45
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Jefferson Finis Davis
 

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1808-06-03
 

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Connections to
franklin pierce sec. of war was jefferson davis (Franklin Pierce)
abraham lincoln opposed by jefferson davis (Abraham Lincoln)
james buchanan eads bill defeated by jefferson davis (James Buchanan Eads)
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In 1843 he failed in his bid for election to the State Legislature, but two years later he was elected to Congress. (Details)
Davis graduated from West Point in 1828 as a lieutenant in the infantry, in a peacetime army in which there was little chance of promotion. (Details)
He resigned his commission in 1835. (Details)
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Davis was initially successful in establishing a strong lead, but failed to generate the teamwork necessary between government and army and he failed to inspire the south.
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politics and government
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politician
Connections from
jefferson davis sec. of war under franklin pierce (Franklin Pierce)
jefferson davis fought abraham lincoln (Abraham Lincoln)
jefferson davis opposed james buchanan eads (James Buchanan Eads)
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