Thirty. James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson: Republican Government and the British Challenge to America, 1780–1826

  1. Stuart Leibiger
  1. Michael Schwarz

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch30

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

How to Cite

Schwarz, M. (2012) James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson: Republican Government and the British Challenge to America, 1780–1826, in A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (ed S. Leibiger), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118281369.ch30

Editor Information

  1. La Salle University, USA

Author Information

  1. Ashland 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 Monroe and Thomas Jefferson, the British Challenge to America, 1780–1826;
  • Jefferson–Monroe friendship, into political collaboration;
  • well-timed friendship, mentor and protégé;
  • transatlantic correspondence, ideas between equals;
  • Monroe, an opponent of the Constitution at the Virginia ratification;
  • “Jeffersonian” opposition to Hamiltonian Federalism;
  • Federalists, adopting an aggressive program, and political downfall;
  • opposition phase of the Jefferson–Monroe collaboration, ending;
  • The Louisiana Purchase, and Spain's New World possessions;
  • the Monroe–Pinkney Treaty reforging Anglo–American accord

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Well-Timed Friendship: Mentor and Protégé

  • Political Collaboration

  • Republican Statecraft

  • The Jefferson-Monroe Legacy

  • Further Reading