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Thomas Jefferson"s Haitian policy

Arthur Scherr

Thomas Jefferson"s Haitian policy

myths and realities

by Arthur Scherr

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArthur Scherr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE183.8.H2 S34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24424082M
ISBN 109780739124499
LC Control Number2010030851
OCLC/WorldCa649927533

A slave rebellion in Haiti helped the United States double in size at the beginning of the 19th century. The uprising in what was a French colony at the time had an unexpected repercussion when the leaders of France decided to abandon plans for an empire in the Americas. As a law student and young lawyer in the s, Thomas Jefferson began writing abstracts of English common law reports. Even after abandoning his law practice, he continued to rely on his legal commonplace book to document the legal, historical, and philosophical reading that helped shape his new role as a statesman.

Thomas Jefferson was born Ap in the rural Piedmont region of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He had a succession of tutors throughout his childhood, which he divided between the family estates of Shadwell and Tuckahoe. When Jefferson was fourteen his father died, leaving him to assume the role of patriarch upon reaching a suitable age.   Thomas Jefferson’s Haitian Policy: Myths and Realities (review) Friederike Baer has written a conclusive and well-conceived study that truly deserves a broad readership among scholars and students of many stripes. RC (Facsimile in Sotheby’s Catalogue, 16 Apr. , Lot 83); at foot of first page: “M. de la Fayette.”PrC (DLC).Lafayette did not receive this letter until after he had been released from captivity in (Lafayette to TJ, 10 Feb. [i.e. 10 Jan. ]).TJ’s suggestion that the French compound with the rebellious slaves on Saint-Domingue recalled the example of British officials.

History Now, the online journal of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, features essays by the nation's top historians and provides the latest in American history scholarship for teachers, students, and . Notes on the State of Virginia () is a book written by Thomas completed the first version in , and updated and enlarged the book in and Notes on the State of Virginia originated in Jefferson's responding to questions about Virginia, posed to him in by François Barbé-Marbois, then Secretary of the French delegation in Philadelphia, the temporary capital of. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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Thomas Jefferson"s Haitian policy by Arthur Scherr Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedAt first glance Thomas Jefferson's presidential actions concerning the Haitian Revolution seem to denote racially motivated pdf predicated pdf fear.

However, through a deeper analysis of primary documents, Jefferson's position appears more economically and politically ambitious. Bythe French colony of Saint Domingue held the title of the richest colony in the Caribbean and the Author: Joseph A Boyd.Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of download pdf United States, in many ways defines the meaning of the United States.

This extensively researched work reveals that Jefferson was in fact generally favorable to the Haitian Revolution, before and during his presidency, and supportive of its independence.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ebook 25 cm: Contents: Introduction: Jefferson, historians, and the West Indian Revolution --The Adams administration and Haiti: the diplomacy of ambiguity --Jeffersonian ambivalence: Haiti, Africa, Louisiana --President Jefferson formulates his Haitian policy: the Pichon "interview" --"An important and .