Citizen Genet

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French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)

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Chapters 3 and 4 explore how democratization in celebrations evolved into national partisan sub-cultures linked with rival notables as competing fetes argued over Citizen Genet, the Jay Treaty, or the Quasi-War.
In juxtaposition, his acclimation for French virtue only reached limits when citizen Genet embarked on his American tour.
During this period, France sent to the United States as ambassador one Citizen Genet, a seasoned subversive who began trying to drag America into the European conflict on the side of the French.
Navy officer-turned-Congressman Paul Findley and West Point graduate John Mearsheimer have demonstrated, Israel has used latter-day Citizen Genets to divert the course of U.
These latter-day Citizen Genets bear, in no small measure, some of the responsibility for the deaths of Canadian, British and American soldiers in Afghanistan and for the genesis of Martin Couture-Rouleau and Michael Zihaf-Bibeau's attacks.