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James Monroe, the quest for national identity

Author: Harry Ammon
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A biography of James Monroe who became the fifth president of the United States in 1816. Ammon recreates his remarkable career, through his service in the revolutionary army, the Confederation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: James Monroe; James Monroe; James Monroe; James (Politiker Monroe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Ammon
ISBN: 0813912660 9780813912660
OCLC Number: 20294950
Notes: Originally published: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1971.
Description: xix, 706 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Youth and education --
Aide to Lord Stirling --
Political apprenticeship --
The confederation congress, 1783-1786 --
Lawyer and farmer, 1786-1790 --
Senator and party leader, 1790-1794 --
Minister to France --
Thermidorian France --
A diplomat returns --
Governor of Virginia --
Republicanism triumphant --
The Louisiana purchase --
England and Spain --
The rejected treaty --
A quarrel and a reconciliation --
Secretary of state --
The nation in peril --
The capital invaded --
Peace and politics --
The era of good feelings: ideal --
The era of good feelings: reality --
The White House --
Spain and her colonies: the problem --
Spain and her colonies: the solution --
The politics of slavery --
The politics of retrenchment --
An American system --
The war of the giants --
Presidential politics and diplomacy --
The end of an age --
Last years.
Responsibility: Harry Ammon.

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