Leadership in the Early American Republic - A Conference

April 2, 2004

Keynoted by Gordon Wood, Brown University. 

For complete speaker list, see below. 

George Washington
Gordon Wood, Brown University
Discussants: John Ferling, State University of West Georgia; Stuart Leibiger, La Salle University

John Adams
Alan Taylor, University of California-Davis
Discussants: Jan E. Lewis, Rutgers Newark; Richard A. Ryerson, David Library of the American Revolution

Thomas Jefferson
Barbara Oberg, Princeton University
Discussants: Peter S. Onuf, University of Virginia; Michael Knox Beran, independent scholar, author Jefferson’s Demons (2003)

James Madison
Lance Banning, University of Kentucky
Discussants: Drew McCoy, Clark University; Alan Gibson, California State University-Chico

Alexander Hamilton
Joanne Freeman, Yale University
Discussants: Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Herbert Sloan, Barnard College

Summation
Richard Brookhiser, National Review; author of books on Washington, Hamilton, and Adams
Discussants: Stanley Katz, Princeton University; John Murrin, Princeton University

Video:

George Washington

John Adams

Thomas Jefferson

James Madison

Alexander Hamilton

Summation

Location:

Robertson Hall