Jefferson Davis Quotes

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Born: June 3, 1808, Fairview, Kentucky, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Died: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., December 6, 1889
Occupation: Politician

All we ask is to be let alone.
- Jefferson Davis

I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came.
- Jefferson Davis

Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.
- Jefferson Davis

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