James Monroe / by W.P. Cresson.

Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [1946] .

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Subjects Monroe, James, (1758-1831)
Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
Présidents -- États-Unis.
Description xiv, 577 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimile ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1946]
Notes "List of references": pages 549-559.
Contents Introduction / M.A. De Wolfe Howe -- Williamsburg in Virginia -- 1774 -- "The sword is now drawn" -- James Monroe crosses the Delaware -- "A brave, active, and sensible officer" -- "A farewell to arms" -- Assemblyman, councilor, congressman -- Champion of the West -- "The most interesting connection" -- The new roof -- Senator from Virginia -- Prologue to the first French mission -- First mission to France -- The Reynolds affair -- Governor of Virginia -- Louisiana Purchase, 1803 -- London mission, 1803-1804 -- Spanish mission -- Return to London -- Politics and policies -- The "Chesapeake" Incident -- Homecoming of an envoy -- Monroe and the New Republicans -- Secretary of State -- Declaration of war -- The British in Washington -- Secretary of War -- President James Monroe -- The Seminole War and the Florida Treaty -- The banking crisis -- The Missouri Compromise -- The Monroes and Washington society -- Jackson and the Governorship of Florida -- Roads, bridges, canals -- Recognition of South American Republics -- Relations with Russia -- European background of the Monroe Doctrine -- Formulation of the Monroe Doctrine -- The end of a dynasty -- Last years of a great American -- Appendix: James Monroe's ancestry -- Notes -- List of references -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)424697
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WorldCat Identities Cresson, W. P. 1873-1932.
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