The Resource Madison's gift : five partnerships that built America, David O. Stewart, (electronic resource)

Madison's gift : five partnerships that built America, David O. Stewart, (electronic resource)

Label
Madison's gift : five partnerships that built America
Title
Madison's gift
Title remainder
five partnerships that built America
Statement of responsibility
David O. Stewart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Historian David O. Stewart restores James Madison, sometimes overshadowed by his fellow Founders, to his proper place as the most significant framer of the new nation. Short, plain, balding, neither soldier nor orator, low on charisma and high on intelligence, Madison cared more about achieving results than taking the credit. To reach his lifelong goal of a self-governing constitutional republic, he blended his talents with those of key partners. It was Madison who led the drive for the Constitutional Convention and pressed for an effective new government as his patron George Washington lent the effort legitimacy; Madison who wrote the Federalist Papers with Alexander Hamilton to secure the Constitution's ratification; Madison who corrected the greatest blunder of the Constitution by drafting and securing passage of the Bill of Rights with Washington's support; Madison who joined Thomas Jefferson to found the nation's first political party and move the nation toward broad democratic principles; Madison, with James Monroe, who guided the new nation through its first war in 1812, really its Second War of Independence; and it was Madison who handed the reins of government to the last of the Founders, his old friend and sometime rival Monroe. These were the main characters in his life. But it was his final partnership that allowed Madison to escape his natural shyness and reach the greatest heights. Dolley was the woman he married in middle age and who presided over both him and an enlivened White House. This partnership was a love story, a unique one that sustained Madison through his political rise, his presidency, and a fruitful retirement"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, David O
Dewey number
973.5/1092
Index
index present
LC call number
E342
LC item number
.S74 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Madison, James
  • Madison, James
  • Madison, James
  • Madison, James
  • Presidents
  • Statesmen
  • Friendship
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
  • HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / General
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Madison's gift : five partnerships that built America, David O. Stewart, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The End of the Beginning -- Part I. Alexander Hamilton -- Impatient Young Men -- A Powerful Effect on Our Destiny -- A System to Last For Ages -- Creating The Federalist -- Ratification Battles -- Part II. George Washington -- Courting the General -- Starting From Scratch -- Not Altogether Useless -- The Deal -- Part III. Jefferson -- First, Friendship -- The Hamilton Problem -- Becoming Republicans -- Party Warrior -- No Time For Qualms -- Part IV. James Monroe -- Friends and Rivals and Friends -- Distant Diplomacy -- The Rupture -- Reclaiming a Friend -- The Republican Way of War -- Near To A Miracle -- Part V. Dolley -- All Things to All Men -- The Lady Presidentess -- Adam and Eve at Montpelier -- The Constitutional Sage of Montpelier -- "A Sad Blot on our Free Country" -- Farewells
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451688603
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6d9971f8-6acf-404f-be5a-5a276c820db4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902680054
Label
Madison's gift : five partnerships that built America, David O. Stewart, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The End of the Beginning -- Part I. Alexander Hamilton -- Impatient Young Men -- A Powerful Effect on Our Destiny -- A System to Last For Ages -- Creating The Federalist -- Ratification Battles -- Part II. George Washington -- Courting the General -- Starting From Scratch -- Not Altogether Useless -- The Deal -- Part III. Jefferson -- First, Friendship -- The Hamilton Problem -- Becoming Republicans -- Party Warrior -- No Time For Qualms -- Part IV. James Monroe -- Friends and Rivals and Friends -- Distant Diplomacy -- The Rupture -- Reclaiming a Friend -- The Republican Way of War -- Near To A Miracle -- Part V. Dolley -- All Things to All Men -- The Lady Presidentess -- Adam and Eve at Montpelier -- The Constitutional Sage of Montpelier -- "A Sad Blot on our Free Country" -- Farewells
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451688603
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6d9971f8-6acf-404f-be5a-5a276c820db4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902680054

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