James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity

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University Press of Virginia, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 706 pages
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A biography of James Monroe who became the fifth president of the United States in 1816. Ammon recreates his remarkable career, through his service in the revolutionary army, the Confederation Congress, to his exertions in James Madison's cabinet and his subsequent presidency.

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A biography of James Monroe who became the fifth president of the United States in 1816. Ammon recreates his remarkable career, through his service in the revolutionary army, the Confederation Congress, to his exertions in James Madison's cabinet and his subsequent presidency. Read full review

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James Monroe was the last of the Revolutionary Presidents. He served the United States during the War of Independence being wounded while scouting for the Battle Trenton, and during Washington's ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Harry Ammon is Professor Emeritus of History at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He is also the author of The Genet Mission (1973).

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