Unformatted text preview: Dabney Carr - Dabney Carr was a member of the House of Burgesses and a childhood friend of Jefferson's. He later married Jefferson's sister Martha. After Carr's premature death at the age of thirty, Jefferson assumed the care of his six children. Cincinnatus - Cincinnatus was a noted Roman citizen of the fifth century B.C.E. who twice abandoned the administration of his farm to take power of the republic during times of political turmoil. In both instances, he relinquished his power once the crisis had been resolved. William Claiborne - William Claiborne was named by Jefferson as the first governor of the Louisiana Territory. He was above suspicion but also largely oblivious with regard to Aaron Burr's secessionist plot. Later Claiborne was elected senator from Louisiana, but died before taking office. William Clark - William Clark was the Clark part of Lewis and Clark, the two men who...
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- Fall '08
- Lewis And Clark, Aaron Burr, William Claiborne, somewhat underhanded encouragement, Dabney Carr, prominent Whig senator