The Jeffersonians, 1801-1829
Voices from America's Past
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The Jeffersonians, 1801-1829 Voices from America's Past

By Richard B. Morris, James Woodress
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Table of Contents
  • THE JEFFERSONIANS 1801-1829
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • Preface
  • Jefferson’s Administration, 1801-1809
  • The Election and Inauguration
    • Margaret Bayard Smith Describes the Election and Inauguration
    • Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address
  • Burr Kills Hamilton
    • David Hosack Describes Hamilton’s Last Hours
  • Marbury vs. Madison
    • Excerpts from John Marshall’s Decision
  • The Louisiana Purchase
    • Jefferson Writes to Robert Livingston
    • The Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • The Embargo Act
    • Washington Irving Satirizes the Embargo Act
  • Madison’s Administration, 1809-1817
    • Madison’s Inauguration
  • The War of 1812
    • The Constitution Defeats the Guerrière
    • Commodore Perry Wins a Victory on Lake Erie
    • The British Burn Washington
    • The British Burn Washington: George Gleig
    • The Battle of New Orleans
      • OFFICER GLEIG:
      • GENERAL JACKSON’S REPORT:
  • James Monroe’s Administration, 1817-1825
  • Early Days in the Mississippi Valley
    • A Husking Bee in Ohio
    • Religion in Tennessee
    • Davy Crockett Runs for Office
    • Early Days in Illinois
  • Ominous Loomings: The Missouri Compromise, 1820
    • Representative Arthur Livermore Argues Against Extending Slavery
    • Senator James Barbour Defends Slavery
    • Representative James Stevens Argues for the Compromise
  • The Monroe Doctrine
    • Excerpts from the Monroe Doctrine
  • John Quincy Adams
  • Lighthouses in the Sky
    • Excerpts from Adams’ First Message to Congress
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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