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No statesman of post-Revolutionary America grasped these implications of naval
impotence more clearly than did Thomas Jefferson who served as Minister to
France from 1785 to 1789. In theory, Jefferson favored abandoning the sea and ...
Jefferson to Adams, July 11, 1786, The Writings of Thomas Jefferson (H. A.
Washington's ed., 1853–1854), Vol. I, pp. 591–2; and see also Jefferson to
Monroe, Aug. 11, 1786, Writings of Jefferson (Ford's ed.), Vol. IV, pp. 262, 264–5.
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on the attitude and policy of the Jefferson administration which entered office
March 4, 1801. Two men dictated the naval policy of the new régime— President
Jefferson and his Secretary of the Treasury, Albert Gallatin.” Jefferson's attitude ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
A basic review of the process of creating an American Navy. Not inspiring, in my opinion. There have been several livelier books written on this topic since. The original book was published in 1939. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
Chart and Compass
Sea Power and American Independence 1776
Independence Without Sea Power 17831789
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