Thirteen. President James Madison and Foreign Affairs, 1809–1817: Years of Principle and Peril

  1. Stuart Leibiger
  1. David J. Siemers

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch13

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

How to Cite

Siemers, D. J. (2012) President James Madison and Foreign Affairs, 1809–1817: Years of Principle and Peril, in A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (ed S. Leibiger), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch13

Editor Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470655221

Online ISBN: 9781118281369

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Keywords:

  • international relations ideals;
  • American president, and high degree of idealism;
  • President Madison, and the US, the only government “of the people”;
  • The American experience, 1809 to 1817;
  • Jeffersonian coalition, and major signs of fracture;
  • Congress, repealing the embargo on American goods;
  • Occupation and a War;
  • problem with a “Quaker” foreign policy;
  • Madison's rule as president, hardly uneventful or peaceful

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: International Relations Ideals

  • Twice Hope and Twice Heartbreak

  • An Occupation and a War

  • The War of 1812

  • Conclusion and Assessment

  • Further Reading