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Author Zemler, Jeffrey Allen, 1958-

Title James Madison, the South, and the trans-Appalachian West, 1783-1803 / Jeffery Allen Zemler
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013]
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Contents What to do with the West? -- A nationalist viewpoint -- The West and the new constitution -- The fight for the Potomac -- A western perspective -- An unhappy West -- And slavery -- Western anxieties and the military debate -- A change in emphasis -- Epilogue: looking East
Summary The foundation of the strong relationship between the trans-Appalachian West and the South was built in the last two decades of the eighteenth century when southerners, led by James Madison, defended the trans-Appalachian West and westerners against northerners' political and economic attacks. Over time many southerners came to believe that the South's political future depended on forging a tight political bond between the South and the trans-Appalachian West. While many historians have taken this close relationship for granted or dismissed it as a natural product of cultural similarities, Jef
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Subject Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Political and social views.
Sectionalism (United States) -- History -- 18th century.
Sectionalism (United States) -- History -- 19th century.
Northwest, Old -- History -- 1775-1865.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739182188 (electronic bk.)
9780739182185 (electronic bk.)