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Founding friendship : George Washington, James Madison, and the creation of the American republic

Author: Stuart Eric Leibiger
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although the friendship between George Washington and James Madison was eclipsed in the early 1790s by the alliances of Madison with Jefferson and Washington with Hamilton, their collaboration remains central to the constitutional revolution that launched the American experiment in republican government. Washington relied heavily on Madison's advice, pen, and legislative skill, while Madison found Washington's
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Named Person: George Washington; James Madison; George Washington; James Madison; James Madison; George Washington; George Washington; James Madison; George Washington; James Madison
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Eric Leibiger
ISBN: 0813918820 9780813918822
OCLC Number: 40830268
Description: x, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Winning Independence --
Improving Rivers and Friendships --
Framing and Ratifying the Constitution --
Washington's "Prime Minister" --
Friendship tested --
Founding Washington, D.C. --
Four More Years --
"Neutrality" --
Domestic Order and Disorder --
Estrangement and Farewell.
Responsibility: Stuart Leibiger.
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A study of the collaboration between George Washington and James Madison, which launched the American experiment in republican government. It argues that the two men struggled to conceptualise a  Read more...

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