A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe by Stuart Leibiger

By Stuart Leibiger

A spouse to James Madison and James Monroe beneficial properties essays from top teachers that think of numerous features of the lives and legacies of our fourth and 5th presidents.

  • Provides historians and scholars of historical past with a wealth of recent insights into the lives and achievements of 2 of America’s so much comprehensive statesmen, James Madison and James Monroe
  • Features 32 state-of-the box historiographic essays from major lecturers that examine a variety of elements of the lives and legacies of our fourth and 5th presidents
  • Synthesizes the most recent findings, and gives new insights according to unique examine into fundamental sources
  • Addresses themes that readers usually are looking to examine extra approximately, corresponding to Madison and slavery

Chapter One James Madison's Political idea: the guidelines of an appearing baby-kisser (pages 4–20): Jack N. Rakove
Chapter James Madison's trip to an “Honorable and worthwhile Profession”, 1751–1780 (pages 21–38): Paul Douglas Newman
Chapter 3 James Madison, 1780–1787: Nationalism and Political Reform (pages 39–55): Adam Tate
Chapter 4 James Madison and the Grand conference: “The nice hassle of illustration” (pages 56–73): Gordon Lloyd and Christopher Burkett
Chapter 5 James Madison and the Ratification of the structure: A conquer Adversity (pages 74–90): Kevin R. C. Gutzman
Chapter Six James Madison within the Federalist: Elucidating “The specific constitution of this govt” (pages 91–108): Michael Zuckert
Chapter Seven James Madison, Republican govt, and the Formation of the invoice of Rights: “Bound by way of each rationale of Prudence” (pages 109–126): Alan Gibson
Chapter 8 James Madison within the U.S. apartment of Representatives, 1789–1797: America's First Congressional flooring chief (pages 127–142): Carey Roberts
Chapter 9 James Madison and the nationwide Gazette Essays: The beginning of a celebration baby-kisser (pages 143–158): Denver Brunsman
Chapter Ten James Madison, the Virginia Resolutions, and the Philosophy of recent American Democracy (pages 159–175): Garrett Ward Sheldon
Chapter 11 James Madison's Secretary of country Years, 1801–1809: Successes and screw ups in overseas kinfolk (pages 176–191): Mary Hackett
Chapter Twelve President James Madison's family regulations, 1809–1817: Jeffersonian Factionalism and the Beginnings of yankee Nationalism (pages 192–206): Aaron N. Coleman
Chapter 13 President James Madison and overseas Affairs, 1809–1817: Years of precept and Peril (pages 207–223): David J. Siemers
Chapter Fourteen James Madison's Retirement, 1817–1836: attractive the Republican prior, current, and destiny (pages 224–240): James H. Read
Chapter Fifteen James Madison and George Washington: The essential Man's quintessential guy (pages 241–258): Stuart Leibiger
Chapter 16 James Madison and Thomas Jefferson: A “Friendship Which used to be for all times” (pages 259–273): Jeffry H. Morrison
Chapter Seventeen James and Dolley Madison and the search for solidarity (pages 274–291): Catherine Allgor
Chapter Eighteen James Madison and Montpelier: The Rhythms of Rural existence (pages 292–305): David B. Mattern
Chapter Nineteen James Madison and the difficulty of yankee Slavery (pages 306–323): Jeff Broadwater
Chapter Twenty James Monroe's Political concept: the folk the Sovereigns (pages 324–342): Arthur Scherr
Chapter Twenty?One James Monroe, 1758–1783: scholar and Soldier of the yankee Revolution (pages 343–358): Daniel Preston
Chapter Twenty?Two James Monroe and the Confederation, 1781–1789: The Making of a Virginia Statesman (pages 359–374): Robert W. Smith
Chapter Twenty?Three James Monroe within the 1790s: A Republican chief (pages 375–390): William M. Ferraro
Chapter Twenty?Four James Monroe as Governor of Virginia and Diplomat overseas, 1799–1810: A Revolution of ideas and the Triumph of Pragmatism (pages 391–404): David A. Nichols
Chapter Twenty?Five James Monroe as Secretary of nation and Secretary of conflict, 1809–1817: towards Republican Strategic Sobriety (pages 405–420): Mackubin Thomas Owens
Chapter Twenty?Six James Monroe, James Madison, and the battle of 1812: a tough Interlude (pages 421–437): J. C. A. Stagg
Chapter Twenty?Seven President James Monroe's family rules, 1817–1825: “To develop the simplest pursuits of Our Union” (pages 438–455): Michael J. McManus
Chapter Twenty?Eight President James Monroe and international Affairs, 1817–1825: a permanent Legacy (pages 456–471): Sandra Moats
Chapter Twenty?Nine The household lifetime of James Monroe: the fellow at domestic (pages 472–488): Meghan C. Budinger
Chapter Thirty James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson: Republican executive and the British problem to the United States, 1780–1826 (pages 489–504): Michael Schwarz
Chapter Thirty?One James Monroe and James Madison: Republican companions (pages 505–520): Brook Poston
Chapter Thirty?Two James Madison and James Monroe Historiography: A story of 2 Divergent our bodies of Scholarship (pages 521–539): Peter Daniel Haworth

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Embraced in Orange County, Virginia, developed in the context of plantation slavery (Morgan, 1975). By the time James Jr. joined the MADISON’S JOURNEY TO A PROFESSION, 1751–1780 23 Congress in 1780, 118 slaves lived on his father’s plantation, nearly four times what James Sr. had inherited, making him the largest slaveholder in Orange County (McCoy, 1989:230; Rakove, 2007:2). James Sr. and Nelly brought little Jemmy home to Mount Pleasant about two months after his birth. The house sat at the top of a wooded valley that wound down toward Blue Run, about a half mile from Montpelier (Brant, 1:41).

Like other good students confounded by a career choice, he studied what he liked and waited impatiently for an opportunity to present itself (Ketcham, 1971:56; McCoy, 1989:229–30; Rakove, 2007:5–6). Opportunity knocked when Orange’s neighboring counties stepped up their persecution of Baptists. In 1771, while Madison studied in Princeton, the Virginia House of Burgesses passed a Toleration Bill granting itself the right to license preachers (legitimizing a standing practice). The act also rejected the petition by the Anglican clergy for an American Episcopate.

A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe, First Edition. Edited by Stuart Leibiger. Ó 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ) 1751” opened his autobiography, dictated to his stepson Payne Todd in 1829. In New Style, his birthday fell on March 16, 1751 (Ketcham, 1971:8). Of 15 handwritten pages, he devoted a little more than one to the first third of his life. “His parents James Madison and N. Conway Madison resided in the County of Orange in Virginia,” he continued, and at “the time of his birth they were on a visit to her mother .

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