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Negro president

Jefferson and the slave power

by Garry Wills

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Relations with African Americans.,
    • Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829 -- Political and social views.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-258) and index.

      StatementGarry Wills.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE332.2 .W57 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3689279M
      ISBN 100618343989
      LC Control Number2003056710

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      New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills, a two-time National Book Critics Circle Award winner, takes a bold and fresh look at Thomas President reveals just how strong slave influence was on determining Jefferson’s policies. Through thorough research Wills shows precisely how this “slave power” helped shape the . Description of the book "Negro President: Jefferson and the Slave Power": In Thomas Jefferson won the presidential election with Electoral College votes derived from the three-fifths representation of slaves — slaves who could not vote but were still partially counted as citizens.


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Thomas Jefferson; drawing by David Levine I have admired Jefferson all my life, and still do. His labors to guarantee freedom of religion would in themselves be enough to insure his place in my private pantheon.

This book depends on the general and growing labor of modern historians.