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The French Intrigue Of James Cole Mountflorence, Jud Campbell Jan 2008

The French Intrigue Of James Cole Mountflorence, Jud Campbell

Law Faculty Publications

In July 1793, less than three months after President George Washington had declared the United States impartial toward the conflict raging in Europe, French Minister Edmond-Charles-Edouard Genet tested America's incipient neutrality. With instructions from his government, Genet armed a French privateer in Philadelphia and simultaneously launched an offensive against Spanish Louisiana using disaffected American pioneers. The episode began on July 5, when Genet shared the French plans for western invasion in a private meeting with Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson. Ten days later Genet's agents departed for Kentucky to rendezvous with American Revolutionary War hero George Rogers Clark ...


A Vietnam Diary, Peter N. Swisher Jan 1975

A Vietnam Diary, Peter N. Swisher

Law Faculty Publications

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