Twenty-One. James Monroe, 1758–1783: Student and Soldier of the American Revolution

  1. Stuart Leibiger
  1. Daniel Preston

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch21

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

How to Cite

Preston, D. (2012) James Monroe, 1758–1783: Student and Soldier of the American Revolution, in A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (ed S. Leibiger), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch21

Editor Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Mary Washington, 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 Monroe, 1758–1783, student and soldier of the American Revolution;
  • James Monroe, the fifth president of the US;
  • Monroe, and the Revolutionary War;
  • Monroe, embracing revolutionary spirit against British tyranny;
  • Monroe, joining the Third Virginia Infantry Regiment;
  • The revolutionary legacy;
  • American Revolution, defining moment in the lives of the people;
  • Monroe's use of the Revolution, as a symbol of national unity, national myth;
  • Monroe on symbolism, as not solving problems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Family, Boyhood, and College

  • The Revolutionary War

  • The Revolutionary Legacy

  • Further Reading