The Jefferson Scandals: A Rebuttal

The Jefferson Scandals: A Rebuttal

by Virginus Dabney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0819178217

ISBN-13: 9780819178213

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

In 1802, a revenge-seeking journalist named James T. Callender charged that Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence, had taken a light-skinned slave named Sally Hemings as his mistress, adn that the relationship resulted in five children. It was also alleged that one of the children was sold into prositution at

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In 1802, a revenge-seeking journalist named James T. Callender charged that Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence, had taken a light-skinned slave named Sally Hemings as his mistress, adn that the relationship resulted in five children. It was also alleged that one of the children was sold into prositution at a slave market in New Orleans. Callender's charges have surfaced periodically, only to be deflated by scholars.

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ISBN-13:
9780819178213
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.64(h) x 0.41(d)

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