The Emerging Nation: A Documentary History of the Foreign Relations of the United States under the Articles of Confederation, 1780-1789
National Historical Publications and Records Commission
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The Emerging Nation: A Documentary History of the Foreign Relations of the United States under the Articles of Confederation, 1780-1789 serves as a scholarly introduction to the understanding of United States foreign relations through the publication of key documents. It is intended to encourage further investigation and study of early diplomatic history. It begins with steps leading to peace negotiations with Great Britain and ends in 1789 with the adoption of the United States Constitution and the establishment of the Federal government. Documents in this edition help explain how the nation's leaders conducted foreign relations during the Confederation period, how they recorded successes and failures, and how the difficulties surrounding foreign relations related to the adoption and ratification of the United States Constitution. These volumes provide scholars and students at all levels with a basic work for reference and original research, for class and seminar assignments and papers, and for graduate and undergraduate theses. In addition to scholars and students, government officials, lawyers, and individuals in the international community should find these volumes valuable.