Neutrality during the European Wars of 1792-1815: America's Understanding of Her Obligations

@article{Hyneman1930NeutralityDT,
  title={Neutrality during the European Wars of 1792-1815: America's Understanding of Her Obligations},
  author={Charles Shang Hyneman},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  year={1930},
  volume={24},
  pages={279 - 309}
}
  • C. Hyneman
  • Published 1 April 1930
  • History, Political Science
  • American Journal of International Law
The year 1792 marks the beginning of the long European struggle which started as the French Revolution and culminated in the Napoleonic Wars. The first notice that a state of war existed reached the Government of the United States August 2, 1792, when the French Minister at Philadelphia, M. Jean Temant, informed Thomas Jefferson, the American Secretary of State, that the French Government had declared war against Hungary and Bohemia. The Secretary of State, in reply to this notice, assured the… 
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