Twenty-Seven. President James Monroe's Domestic Policies, 1817–1825: “To Advance the Best Interests of Our Union”

  1. Stuart Leibiger
  1. Michael J. McManus

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch27

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

How to Cite

McManus, M. J. (2012) President James Monroe's Domestic Policies, 1817–1825: “To Advance the Best Interests of Our Union”, in A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (ed S. Leibiger), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch27

Editor Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 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:

  • President James Monroe's Domestic Policies, 1817–1825;
  • enthusiastic Republican partisan of great integrity;
  • measures, denounced as “premature and suspicious”;
  • Federalists, hoping for a better treatment from Monroe;
  • Boston, exception to the rule of party harmony;
  • government-sponsored internal improvements;
  • The Missouri Crisis;
  • Monroe's behind-the-scenes intervention, in the Missouri Crisis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • National Tours

  • Internal Improvements

  • The Missouri Crisis

  • Further Reading