Sixteen. James Madison and Thomas Jefferson: A “Friendship Which was for Life”

  1. Stuart Leibiger
  1. Jeffry H. Morrison

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch16

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

How to Cite

Morrison, J. H. (2012) James Madison and Thomas Jefferson: A “Friendship Which was for Life”, in A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (ed S. Leibiger), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch16

Editor Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Author Information

  1. Regent University, 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:

  • James Madison and Thomas Jefferson: A “Friendship Which Was For Life”;
  • Madison and Jefferson, mutual influence of the two minds;
  • Madison and Jefferson, acting on one another;
  • principal movers behind the Declaration of Independence;
  • Madison–Jefferson collaboration;
  • Koch's seminal study of the collaboration;
  • political philosophy of liberty;
  • Madison, proclaiming “awful sense of the trust”;
  • Jefferson, sanguine and even sanguinary than Madison

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: “The Mutual Influence of These Two Mighty Minds”

  • Friendship, 1779-1826: “An Intimacy Took Place”

  • A Political Philosophy of Liberty: A “System Founded on Popular Rights”

  • Conclusion: “Take Care of Me When Dead”

  • Further Reading