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Negro president : Jefferson and the slave power

Author: Garry Wills
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a new look at Thomas Jefferson and his presidency, his election due to the "slave power" vote, the relationship between the power of the slave states and his administration's policies, and the opposition he faced.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Timothy Pickering; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Timothy Pickering
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Wills
ISBN: 0618343989 9780618343980
OCLC Number: 52902750
Description: xiv, 274 p. : ports. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pickering vs. Jefferson: the Northwest --
Pickering vs. Jefferson: Toussaint --
1800: why were slaves counted? --
1800: the Negro-Burr election --
1801: Jefferson or Burr? --
1801 aftermath: turning out the federalists --
1803: the twelfth amendment --
1803: Louisiana --
1804: Pickering and Burr --
1804-1805: impeachments --
1808: embargo --
1808: Pickering and Governor Sullivan --
1808: Pickering and J.Q. Adams --
1809-1915: Pickering and Madison --
J.Q. Adams: the federal (slave) district --
J.Q. Adams: petition battles.
Responsibility: Garry Wills.
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Offers a new look at Thomas Jefferson and his presidency, his election due to the "slave power" vote, the relationship between the power of the slave states and his administration's policies, and the opposition he faced.

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