Twenty-Three. James Monroe in the 1790s: A Republican Leader

  1. Stuart Leibiger
  1. William M. Ferraro

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch23

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

How to Cite

Ferraro, W. M. (2012) James Monroe in the 1790s: A Republican Leader, in A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (ed S. Leibiger), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch23

Editor Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Virginia, 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 in the 1790s, A Republican leader;
  • Monroe, opposing the new federal Constitution;
  • Monroe's entry into the circle of leaders in Albemarle County;
  • Republican Party Champion, Monroe's legislative accomplishments;
  • historians, judging Monroe's performance as minister to France;
  • 1795 Jay Treaty with Great Britain, in managing French reactions;
  • Monroe's problems, on obtaining information on Jay's agreement;
  • Monroe's solicitude for the public interest, and reckless decisions;
  • discontent around Monroe, inducing Washington to recall him;
  • turmoil, greeting Monroe upon his return to the US

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Life

  • United States Senator from Virginia

  • Republican Party Champion

  • Chosen Minister to France

  • A Diplomat in France

  • Republican Party Activist in France

  • Recall as Minister

  • Controversies

  • Elected Governor of Virginia

  • Conclusion: Republican Leader

  • Further Reading