Book The treaty and the tories : the ideological reaction to the return of the loyalists, 1783-1787 / by Roberta Tansman Jacobs.
Publication year: 1974.
Call Number E277 .J336 1974a
Media class: Book
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Cornell University, 1974.
Extent: xi, 241 leaves.
"This dissertation ... [discusses] how the return of the tories acted as a catalyst which motivated various groups of Republicans to sort through and redefine their view of Republican ideology during the years preceding the Constitutional Convention"--Prologue.
The reaction to the loyalists during the Revolution -- The negotiations for the Anglo-American Peace Treaty of 1783 -- Seeds of sedition in the empire of freedom : 1783-1784 -- "Explaining away treaties" : the continuing attack on loyalist liberty and property : 1783-1785 -- The creation of the nationalist political theory -- The states move toward conformity with the peace treaty : 1783-1786 -- The Adams-Carmarthen negotiations -- John Jay's report, Congress, and the states : 1786-1788.