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The Inaugural Addresses of President Thomas Jefferson, 1801 and 1805 by Noble E. Cunningham
  

The Inaugural Addresses of President Thomas Jefferson, 1801 and 1805

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The Inaugural Addresses of President Thomas Jefferson, 1801 and 1805 by Noble E. Cunningham

To mark the two-hundredth anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's inauguration into the presidency, Noble E. Cunningham, Jr., presents The Inaugural Addresses of President Thomas Jefferson, 1801 and 1805. Of all the addresses delivered by presidents of the United States at their inaugurations, few have been as memorable as those given by Thomas Jefferson. In addition to providing the texts of President jefferson's first and second presidential inaugural addresses, delivered on March 4, 1801, and March 4, 1805, this volume explores their dissemination and impact worldwide. While President jefferson's addresses are well known, the extent to which they were published and distributed, and the responses to them by both individuals and governments, has not previously been considered. In a world where the new republican government of the United States represented a major departure from the dominant monarchical governments of Europe, the recognition given to Jefferson's inaugural addresses in Europe and elsewhere is of considerable significance. His addresses were widely published in newspapers and journals not only in the United States and Canada, but also in England, France, Italy, and other European states, as well as in South America. The Inaugural Addresses of President Thomas Jefferson, 1801 and 1805 provides evidence of the massive extent to which jefferson's addresses have been translated and reprinted, reaffirming his international stature as a spokesman for democracy and the principles of his day.

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Noble Cunningham, a distinguished Jefferson scholar, leaves no room for doubt about the value and importance of his latest study. For not only does he provide a thoughtful commentary on these important addresses and the responses they generated in the press and in private writings, but he also demonstrates for the first time how widely Jefferson's remarks were circulated both in the United States and abroad. - William E. Foley


About the Author

Noble E. Cunningham, Jr., is Curators' Professor of History Emeritus and author of many books, including In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson and Popular Images of the Presidency: From Washington to Lincoln (University of Missouri Press).

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Book Info

Publication date

31st March 2001

Author

Noble E. Cunningham

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Publisher

University of Missouri Press

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Categories

History of the Americas
Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900
Political leaders & leadership
Central government

ISBN

9780826213235

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