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Jefferson and the ordeal of liberty

Author: Dumas Malone
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1962.
Series: Jefferson and his time, v. 3
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The third volume in this distinguished study deals with one of the most fascinating and controversial periods of Jefferson's life as it tells the story of the final and most crucial phase of his secretaryship of state; his retirement to Monticello; his assumption of the leadership of the opposition party; and the crisis during the half-war with France when the existence of political opposition was threatened and the  Read more...
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Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986.
Jefferson and the ordeal of liberty.
Boston : Little, Brown, 1962
(OCoLC)817027732
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dumas Malone
ISBN: 0316544752 9780316544757
OCLC Number: 1856804
Description: xxx, 545 pages, [17] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The secretary of state carries on --
An attack the failed: the Giles resolutions --
The two republics, 1792-1793 --
Peaceful intentions in a world of war --
Fair neutrality in theory and practice --
Impact of a missionary: citizen Genet --
"Liberty warring on herself": the downfall of Genet --
Politics and yellow fever --
End of a tour of duty --
Escape to domesticity --
Political bystander, 1794-1795 --
The ardent farmer, 1794-1797 --
Slaves , plows, and nails --
A noble spirit of building --
Monticello in transition, 1793-1800 --
Distant view of Jay's Treaty, 1795-1796 --
A little spice of fanaticism: Jefferson and Washington --
The election of 1796 --
Status of the vice president, 1797-1798 --
The assumption of party leadership --
Hamilton, Monroe, and others --
Honors and embarrassments of a scientist, 1797-1800 --
A desperate holding operation, 1798 --
Challenge to freedom: the Alien and Sedition Acts --
The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions --
The aftermath of protest, 1799-1800 --
Adams vs. the High Federalists --
Personal and parliamentary, 1800 --
Politics and libel, 1800 --
The ordeal of victory.
Series Title: Jefferson and his time, v. 3
Responsibility: by Dumas Malone.

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The third volume in this distinguished study deals with one of the most fascinating and controversial periods of Jefferson's life as it tells the story of the final and most crucial phase of his secretaryship of state; his retirement to Monticello; his assumption of the leadership of the opposition party; and the crisis during the half-war with France when the existence of political opposition was threatened and the freedom of individuals imperiled.

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