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  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia
  • Susan Dunn
  • English
  • 12 August 2018
  • 9780465017430

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review Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia Summary ✓ 0 To the traditions of their native soil they found themselves grievously torn by the competing claims of state and nation slavery and euality the agrarian vision and the promises of economic development and prosperity This fresh and penetrating examination of Virginia's struggle to defend its sovereignty traditions and uniue identity encapsulates in the history of a single state the struggle of an entire nation drifting inexorably toward Civil Wa. I hope that Jefferson was a better man than this book portrayed him to be Recommended especially for the portrait it paints of Jefferson s namesake grandson

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Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia

review Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia Summary ✓ 0 For decades the Commonwealth of Virginia led the nation The premier state in population size and wealth it produced a galaxy of leaders Washington Jefferson Madison Monroe Mason Marshall Four of the first five presidents were Virginians And yet by the middle of the nineteenth century Virginia had become a byword for slavery provincialism and poverty What happened In her remarkable book Dominion of Memories historian Susan Dunn reveals the little. In trying to understand how the once great colony of Virginia became a state in desperation Dominion of Memories should be on the list of books to answer your uestions Dunn shows how the issue of authority between the states and the federal government became a battling ground and an all encompassing issue which spread through Virginia and the South

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review Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia Dominion of Memories Jefferson Madison and the Decline of Virginia Summary ✓ 0 Known story of the decline of the Old Dominion While the North rapidly industrialized and democratized Virginia's leaders turned their backs on the accelerating modern world Spellbound by the myth of aristocratic gracious plantation life they waged an impossible battle against progress and time itself In their last years two of Virginia's greatest sons Thomas Jefferson and James Madison grappled vigorously with the Old Dominion's plight But bound. Dunn has researched the figures in this period thoroughly a solid history of antebellum Virginia and discussion of slavery tied status uo prevented alternate history Particularly interesting is the early 1830s legislative meeting that sought to abolish slavery close vote and the failure to abolish really set tone going into Civil War