Madison and the French Enlightenment: The Authority of Public Opinion

@article{Sheehan2002MadisonAT,
  title={Madison and the French Enlightenment: The Authority of Public Opinion},
  author={C. A. Sheehan},
  journal={William and Mary Quarterly},
  year={2002},
  volume={59},
  pages={925-956}
}
N 1791-1792 James Madison published at least nineteen unsigned articles in Philip Freneau's National Gazette, a Philadelphia newspaper that he and Thomas Jefferson had recently helped to establish in the nation's temporary capital city. The objective of the paper was to circulate republican ideas on the issues of the day and to counteract the effects of the systematically pro-administration newspaper, the Gazette of the United States. One of Madison's Party Press Essays, "Spirit of Governments… Expand