By J. C. A. Stagg
In interpreting how the us received keep an eye on over the northern borderlands of Spanish the US, this paintings reassesses the international relations of President James Madison. Historians have assumed Madison’s rationale in sending brokers into the Spanish borderlands among 1810 and 1813 was once to subvert Spanish rule, yet J. C. A. Stagg argues that his actual reason was once to discover peaceable and criminal resolutions to long-standing disputes over the bounds of Louisiana at a time whilst the Spanish-American empire used to be within the means of dissolution. Drawing on an array of yank, British, French, and Spanish assets, the writer describes how a myriad solid of neighborhood leaders, officers, and different small gamers affected the borderlands international relations among the United States and Spain, and he casts new mild on Madison’s contribution to early American expansionism. (20100301)
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93 In November 1762 a border was drawn at the Iberville River to separate Florida from New Orleans in order to transfer the former to Great Britain. 95 But when France embarked on its quest for Louisiana after 1795, its intent was plainly to recover, one way or another, all of the territories it had previously claimed on both sides of the Mississippi and to acquire East Florida as well. ”97 That was the situation inherited by Jefferson and Madison in 1801. Their response was to instruct their diplomats in Europe—Robert R.
60 That the success of these policies was mixed at best was less important in the minds of many Americans than the fact that their intent was clearly to weaken the position of the United States on its own frontiers. Madison was less alarmed than most on this score, though he agreed that “a watchful eye” should be kept on all such Spanish ventures. ”61 Rather more serious, though, were encroachments by American ofﬁcials, speculators, and settlers on territory claimed or held by Spain. 62 In 1785 the Georgia Assembly even went so far as to extend its authority into the area between the 31st parallel and the Yazoo River by creating a new jurisdiction, Bourbon County.
48 Toward the end of his term in Congress, while waiting for the peace treaty to arrive, Madison paused to reﬂect on some of the difﬁculties he and other delegates had encountered in conducting their business. ” Accordingly, Madison proposed that Congress purchase some 550 titles, including several on the history of Spain and its American colonies. ”49 Future events veriﬁed Madison’s prediction about Spain. While that nation ﬁnally recognized the United States at the end of 1783, it rejected the treaty article that sanctioned American navigation rights on the Mississippi, and in 1784 it closed the river to Americans altogether.
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